AWS Lambda + Python + External Libraries the Easy Way

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As a systems administrator systems engineeer devops engineer SRE? I’ve come to love AWS Lambda. Even though there are limitations (duration and resource caps) most of the server-side daemon code you end up developing can be ported over without too much hassle. There is one hitch that can make your serverless life painful: external libraries. Why External Libraries The Python standard library has just about everything you need to write elegant software that can do just about everything.