Daniel Vassallo

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Building a portfolio of small bets. Quarter-time with Gumroad. Building userbase.com. Creator on dvassallo.gumroad.com. Ask me anything at daniel@hey.com.

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Worrying about “scaling” when building a new web app is like worrying about how you’d invest a billion dollars when you’re broke. Scalability doesn’t get you users. First have users, then worry about scalability. The order matters.

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Lambda is a very poor substitute for EC2. But it still has a place. Instead of thinking of Lambda as a host for your applications, think of it as an extension for other AWS services.

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