Wednesday, 29 May 2019

AWS Step Functions Allows Access to Workflow Metadata

AWS Step Functions lets you to add flexible workflow automation to your applications. The steps of your workflow can exist anywhere, covering in AWS Lambda functions, on Amazon EC2, or on-premises. Besides, AWS Step Functions is integrated with Amazon ECS, AWS Fargate, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon SNS, Amazon SQS, AWS Batch, AWS Glue, and Amazon SageMaker. You can join and correlate all these services in minutes—without writing code. Now AWS Step Functions allows access to metadata about workflow executions so that you can directly find associated resources. For example, your workflow can fetch its execution ID or a timestamp showing when an activity began. This helps to connect logs for quick debugging and to calculate workflow performance data. Your workflows pass metadata to tasks by referencing a context object available with each workflow execution. To get entire list of regions refer AWS Regions where AWS Step Functions is available. To know further on Step Functions, visit AWS Step Functions Developer Guide. To know about accessing workflow metadata, refer the AWS Step Functions Context Object.

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