Bunch of us have started receiving the following notification from AWS:
The Node community has decided to end support for Node.js 8.x on December 31, 2019 . From this date forward, Node.js 8.x will stop receiving bug fixes, security updates, and/or performance improvements. To ensure that your new and existing functions run on a supported and secure runtime, language runtimes that have reached their EOL are deprecated in AWS .
For Node.js 8.x, there will be 2 stages to the runtime deprecation process:
Disable Function Create – Beginning January 6, 2020, customers will no longer be able to create functions using Node.js 8.10
Disable Function Update – Beginning February 3, 2020, customers will no longer be able to update functions using Node.js 8.10
The gist of it is that, of course, we need to update;
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