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Status Needs more information
Workspace Instana
Categories Java
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 29, 2022

Trace AWS Lambda for arbitrary function

Currently its expected that a Lambda function implements the interface com.amazonaws.services.lambda.runtime.RequestHandler to get traced. Because this interface is not needed, it should be possible to trace any Lambda function.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Sep 18, 2022

    @Yinchi Luo: You don't have to implement the interfaces as long as your handler function works according to the requirements given here: https://docs.aws.amazon.com/lambda/latest/dg/java-handler.html

    E.g. this is a valid Lambda:

    import com.amazonaws.services.lambda.runtime.Context;
    import com.amazonaws.services.lambda.runtime.events.SNSEvent;

    public class Hello {
    public void handleEvent(SNSEvent event, Context context) {
    // Process the event
    }
    }


  • Admin
    Yinchi Luo
    Sep 16, 2022

    Thanks for reaching out.

    Could you let us know how you are writing lamda function without implementing that interface? Some code example will be helpful for us.

  • Guest
    Aug 16, 2022

    What additional info is needed?