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How We Massively Reduced Our AWS Lambda Bill With Go

'Best Practices' are the IT world's superstitions runbook.cloud is built entirely on AWS Lambda. As the first application I’ve worked on built 100% on serverless technologies I’ve learnt a great deal along the way. One thing in particular I’ve learnt: don’t be dogmatic about ‘best practices’. Early on in the build process for runbook.cloud I realised that the price model we had come up with and our Lambda costs were out of sync - we were going to lose money on a high percentage of customers if we pressed ahead with the design as it stood.
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