I’ve been using a new mental model where I formulate a sentence that describes what a company does and then home in on the verb that defines the category they hope to own.
By changing one word at a time in the sentence, it’s easy to think of the different directions…
Writing code on AWS Lambda that relies on binaries such as Tesseract, a popular OCR library or PhantomJS for scraping, is painful. You need to do the following steps to get your code running:
Thanks for this summary Christoph! I like your breakdown of the difference between moving a legacy app to serverless vs cloud-native apps. I think of the analogy being assembly:higher-level languages :: on-prem:serverless. In this analogy EC2 is like C, a better assembly but you are still responsible for managing and cleaning up memory, etc.