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Aurora Postgres Serverless V2 and Lambda

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I'm wondering if Amazon has solved the connection pooling problem that is mentioned in StackOverflow posts dating back to 2017 when performing CRUD from a Lambda function. My application is Lambda and API Gateway driven. I don't like the idea of creating and destroying connections in Lambda functions that perform one operation/transaction. What are my options with Serverless V2?

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AWS released RDS Proxy a while back for these use cases. Aurora Serverless v2 now supports it - see https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonRDS/latest/AuroraUserGuide/aurora-serverless-v2.html.

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  • I would just add that you do not need to create and destroy the connection in each invocation. Just create the connection at function init time and let it remain open.

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