# AWS Lambda
AWS Lambda (opens new window) is an event-driven, serverless computing platform provided by Amazon as a part of Amazon Web Services. It is a computing service that runs code in response to events and automatically manages the computing resources required by that code.
You can find authentication information for this node here.
# Basic Operations
- Invoke a function
# Example Usage
This workflow allows you to invoke a function using AWS Lambda. You can also find the workflow (opens new window) on the website. This example usage workflow would use the following two nodes.
The final workflow should look like the following image.
# 1. Start node
The start node exists by default when you create a new workflow.
# 2. AWS Lambda node
- First of all, you'll have to enter credentials for the AWS Lambda node. You can find out how to do that here.
- Select the function that you want to invoke from the Function dropdown list.
- Click on Execute Node to run the workflow.