Posts tagged “AWS”

Event processing in a serverless environment
Some time ago we implemented a method that identifies requests to our sites that seem to have been generated by anything else other than normal users - like [scraping bots](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_scraping). This situation is unpleasant for us because these requests generate unwanted load to our infrastructure and also to our partners, without resulting in any income at all.
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SNS: A love & hate story
At pamediakopes.gr we have a lot of systems and several external and internal HTTP APIs. Unsurprisingly, these systems often need to communicate between themselves to get work done and we routinely see tens of thousands of calls being made from system to system.
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