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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If you manage to get 1 MILLION people to visit your website every day, you will average 11.5 visits per second. You can likely serve all that traffic from a default node server running on a $100/mo host. Scalability is an overrated property. Watch out what you give up for it.

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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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