AWS Lambda quotas - AWS Lambda

AWS Lambda quotas

AWS Lambda sets quotas for the amount of compute and storage resources that you can use to run and store functions. The following quotas apply per-region and can be increased. To request an increase, use the Support Center console.

Resource Default quota Can Be Increased Up To

Concurrent executions


Hundreds of thousands

Function and layer storage

75 GB


Elastic network interfaces per VPC

Note: quota shared with other services, such as EFS. See Amazon VPC quotas



For details on concurrency and how Lambda scales your function concurrency in response to traffic, see AWS Lambda function scaling.

The following quotas apply to function configuration, deployments, and execution. They cannot be changed.

Resource Quota

Function memory allocation

128 MB to 3,008 MB, in 64 MB increments.

Function timeout

900 seconds (15 minutes)

Function environment variables

4 KB

Function resource-based policy

20 KB

Function layers

5 layers

Function burst concurrency

500 - 3000 (varies per region)

Invocation payload (request and response)

6 MB (synchronous)

256 KB (asynchronous)

Deployment package size

50 MB (zipped, for direct upload)

250 MB (unzipped, including layers)

3 MB (console editor)

Test events (console editor)


/tmp directory storage

512 MB

File descriptors


Execution processes/threads


The following quotas are associated with AWS Lambda API requests.

Resource Quota

Invocation requests per Region (requests per second)

10 x concurrent executions quota (synchronous – all sources)

10 x concurrent executions quota (asynchronous – non-AWS sources)

Invocation requests per Region (requests per second) for asynchronous AWS service sources

Unlimited requests accepted. Execution rate is based on concurrency available to the function. See Asynchronous invocation.

Invocation requests per function version or alias (requests per second)

10 x allocated provisioned concurrency

This quota only applies to functions that use provisioned concurrency.

GetFunction API requests

100 requests per second

GetPolicy API requests

15 requests per second

Remainder of the control plane API requests (excludes invocation, GetFunction, and GetPolicy requests)

15 requests per second

Quotas for other services, such as AWS Identity and Access Management, Amazon CloudFront (Lambda@Edge), and Amazon Virtual Private Cloud, can impact your Lambda functions. For more information, see AWS service quotas and Using AWS Lambda with other services.