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Sample AWS Lambda Function to Monitor Oracle Databases

I wrote a simple AWS Lambda function to demonstrate how to connect an Oracle database, gather the tablespace usage information, and send these metrics to CloudWatch. First, I wrote this lambda function in Python, and then I had to re-write it in Java. As you may know, you need to use the cx_oracle module to connect Oracle Databases with Python. This extension module requires some libraries shipped by Oracle Database Client (oh God!). It’s a little bit tricky to pack it for the AWS Lambda.

Here’s the main class which a Lambda function can use:

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