In AWS re:Invent 2016 a very interesting session was presented regarding a framework named Chalice:
Using this framework we can build RestAPI in fastest way and deploy on AWS using API gateway and AWS lambda. Programming language used – Python.
- Advantages of using this technology stack are
- No need to worry about serve infrastructure management
- Auto Scaling whenever needed.
- pay per API call for execution , First 1 million requests per month are free . See more details of AWS lambda pricing
Detailed instruction are available on github for this project https://github.com/awslabs/chalice/blob/master/README.rst
See below video of 50 minutes from re:Invent is worth watching