Optimizing Applications through Amazon CodeGuru’s Profiler

30 minutes
  • 3 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

In this hands-on lab scenario, you are a lead engineer working at Gurus United Technologies. Your manager needs your help with reviewing an application which may have poor performance. We will use Amazon CodeGuru Profiler to review the live application for possible bugs. We will then configure profiling agents on Lambda and review the visualization that is produced from Amazon CodeGuru.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Create a Profiling Group
  1. Navigate to Amazon CodeGuru.
  2. Create a profiling group.
  3. Select Lambda for the compute platform.
Configure Profiling Group with Lambda
  1. Set permissions by clicking Give Access to Users and Roles, selecting the Lambda role.
  2. Add the environmental variables into Lambda.
  3. Run and test the Lambda function.
  4. Confirm Lambda runs successfully and execute multiple times over 5-10 minutes.
Review Profiling Information
  1. Navigate to Amazon CodeGuru Profiler.
  2. Open the profiling group.
  3. Explore visualization and recommendations.

What are Hands-on Labs

Hands-on Labs are real environments created by industry experts to help you learn. These environments help you gain knowledge and experience, practice without compromising your system, test without risk, destroy without fear, and let you learn from your mistakes. Hands-on Labs: practice your skills before delivering in the real world.

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