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Creating a serverless workflow with AWS Step Functions

Creating a serverless workflow with AWS Step Functions

Difficulty Level
Lab Duration
45 Min
About Lab


This lab walks you through the steps to create a step function, perform get and put requests to DynamoDB and send the status of the operation using SNS notification.

What Will You Learn?

Upon completion of this lab you will be able to:

  • Create a DynamoDB table.
  • Create a SNS Topic.
  • Create a SNS Subscription.   
  • Create a state machine in step function.
  • Test the step function.


No prior experience is required for performing this lab.

Lab Steps:

1. Starting a lab

  • Every AWS lab on the QwikSkills platform has a uniform user interface. You will see the below screen whenever you open up any lab.
  • The blue-colored “Start Lab” button will set up the temporary username and password and assign the required cloud permissions in the background. Click on the button to start the lab. 

2. Opening AWS Portal

  • After you have clicked the start button, the cloud environment is created for the lab and you can use your temporary AWS cloud interface using the provided username and password shown on the screen.
  • Click on the “Open Console” button. You will be redirecte