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How to create droplet in aws lambda

I am trying to implement a lambda function that creates a droplet. However, after the creation line of code, lambda stucks, and timeouts. In addition, in most of cases, it cannot create a droplet. The result is the same even I have extended the timeout range. Also, it means lots of billing from aws. I am running the same code in local python (in my laptop), there is no problem. What can I do? here is the code:

import digitalocean
manager = digitalocean.Manager(token="token")

my_droplets = manager.get_all_droplets()
for droplet in my_droplets:
    d = droplet.load()
    if d.name == 'mefJitsi3':
        print('found')
        print(d.ip_address)
        exit()

#print(my_droplets)
print('not found')

keys = manager.get_all_sshkeys()
droplet = digitalocean.Droplet(token="token",
                               name='mefJitsi3',
                               region='fra1', # Amster
                               image='58038226', # Ubuntu 14.04 x64
                               size_slug='s-1vcpu-1gb',  # 512MB
                               ssh_keys=keys, #Automatic conversion
                               backups=False)
droplet.create() # code stucks here
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Looks like the issue could be in the Lambda execution environment or some limitations around running asynchronous calls. Might be worth checking out the local python debugging tools for Lambda: https://docs.aws.amazon.com/serverless-application-model/latest/developerguide/serverless-sam-cli-using-debugging-python.html