Amazon EC2 Competitors and Alternatives

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Forest Lin
IoT/AI/Enterprise Solutions Architect at Tech Data Corporation
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Nov 30, 2020
Programming is getting much easier and does not need a lot of configuration

What is our primary use case?

AWS Lambda has serverless programming, like Logic Apps from Azure. You just configure the run-time and then they start coding. It is event-driven. It started with my obtaining Salesforce. Salesforce is a low-code and non-code program and totally SAS. Everything starts from the event, from the trigger. You get the trigger and you work at the program. You have some other models, maybe faster or fancier models. But in my opinion, this kind of program is started by locating the system and identifying where the trigger and entry point of the program are. Then you get the full advantage of the… more »

Pros and Cons

  • "Amazon takes care of the scalability. That's the right way. It's automatic and it's fully managed. That's one benefit of Lambda."
  • "I think that perhaps Lambda could explore its functionality more."

What other advice do I have?

Everybody should check out AWS Lambda. That's why I didn't explore much and it was at the top of my list. This is a fully managed model. The number one. This is for the future. In the future, many of the EC2 applications may be replaced by Lambda. If I started something from scratch, I would try to use Lambda. It's much simpler. It can simplify a lot. If you add the scalability into the picture, it could have 80% or 90% of the complexity. They are very important. All the servlets are very important from a cloud computing perspective. On a scale of one to ten, I would rate AWS Lambda an eight…
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