AWS Lambda
Developer Guide

Building Lambda Functions with Node.js

AWS Lambda supports the following Node.js runtimes.

Node.js Runtimes

Name Identifier AWS SDK for JavaScript

Node.js 8.10



Node.js 6.10



When you create a Lambda function, you specify the runtime that you want to use. For more information, see runtime parameter of CreateFunction.

The following sections explain how common programming patterns and core concepts apply when authoring Lambda function code in Node.js. The programming model described in the following sections applies to all supported runtime versions, except where indicated.