AWS API Gateway/Lambda 502 issues

Was having issues with a simple Lambda function written in python and exposed over the API gateway (in proxy mode).  All the function did was validate some incoming JSON using some json schema validator and drop the valid data into a redis set. We got intermittent reports from the client that the requests were timing[…]

Copying big files to S3

Was backing up a server pre-upgrade and wanted to upload the bzip to s3. Got some strange throttle errors from s3cmd, my go-to command line client. Found a cool link on stackoverflow about a tool bundle provided by aws Synopsis is here: $ wget https://s3.amazonaws.com/aws-cli/awscli-bundle.zip $ unzip awscli-bundle.zip $ sudo ./awscli-bundle/install -i /usr/local/aws -b /usr/local/bin/aws[…]