Use CloudWatch event to execute an AWS Lambda function with a fixed interval

Tomasz Łakomy
InstructorTomasz Łakomy

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AWS Lambda functions can be triggered by a number of sources, for instance an asynchronous HTTP request. We may want to be a bit more synchronous - for instance trigger a function every X minutes, hours or days.

In this lesson we're going to build a simple "clock" function which is going to log the current time to CloudWatch logs every minute using rate expressions