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Amazon AWS Pros

Chief Executive Officer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The solution scales very nicely.
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AWS Certified Solutions Architect y Cloud Application Developer at Honne Services
The AWS feature that I most enjoy is Lambda functions. I primarily use serverless components because they allow you to process things without having to compromise on resources like when running EC2 instances or virtual machines. With minimal effort, you can scale up an unlimited number of processes, even concurrently, to process things. I frequently work with web APIs, so I use Lambda a lot in this area.
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TB
Data Scientist at iOCO
The price forecasting and billing dashboard by service, with billing budgets and alerts, have helped us shut down resources that were accruing costs that we no longer needed, saving us money.
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GD
Lead Architect - Expert Enterprise Data Solutions at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
The storage on offer is excellent.
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MB
Manager, Technology at a computer software company with 201-500 employees
Easy to upgrade, easy to expand storage and change your EC2 types.
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BW
Director of Platform and Information Security at a computer software company with 1-10 employees
The solution offers a low footprint. We don't have to come up with a data center ourselves. We basically don't have to own any hardware. We just rent a slice of their platform and we have everything we need.
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IW
Cloud Architect at a legal firm with 10,001+ employees
The product has a lot of new functionality.
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KC
Technical Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
The reason I like AWS is that they have a large market share and a large presence. When it comes to our use case, a big positive is that MuleSoft and AWS are working together very well. So instead of competing against each other, they're meshing together.
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HB
Software Engineer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
This solution offers a very detailed dashboard that has some metrics, such as performance and budget.
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GP
PKI Policies Manager at a tech vendor with 201-500 employees
I especially like the flexibility and scalability of the solution.
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Amazon AWS Cons

Chief Executive Officer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The pricing is something you have to watch. You really have to constantly optimize your costs for instances and things like that. That can become a job in itself to manage just from a budgeting standpoint.
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AWS Certified Solutions Architect y Cloud Application Developer at Honne Services
Recently we had a long conversation about functionality that is missing in Alexa — in Mexico, specifically. Alexa for Business is a service and platform that Americans can use to make a call to an Amazon Echo device or a telephone via the app. But in Mexico, we are not allowed to use that technology. This is a significant disadvantage of AWS for those living in Mexico.
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TB
Data Scientist at iOCO
I don't have complaints. Previously, we asked for more end-to-end workshops, examples, and tutorials and these have been added and improved.
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GD
Lead Architect - Expert Enterprise Data Solutions at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Their metadata management in AWS needs improvement.
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MB
Manager, Technology at a computer software company with 201-500 employees
IAM only gives you one chance to capture your key.
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BW
Director of Platform and Information Security at a computer software company with 1-10 employees
They should really consolidate and make things simpler rather than offer you hundreds of random options. The way everything is arranged really forces users to figure out everything on their own and then, on top of that, to calculate the total costs. There's an infinite number of combinations even just with cost calculations. It's just too much.
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IW
Cloud Architect at a legal firm with 10,001+ employees
The problem with AWS is you have to keep up with the technology. If you don't stay up to date with the technology and its latest changes then you won't know what to use in your infrastructure.
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KC
Technical Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
There have been some issues in the past when it comes to file integrations in AWS's cloud products. However, there are now alternative solutions out there that are helping to integrate them all.
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HB
Software Engineer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
In a future release, I would like to see more support for AI because it is the future.
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GP
PKI Policies Manager at a tech vendor with 201-500 employees
While feasible, custom configuration will be more time consuming than standard.
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Learn what your peers think about Amazon AWS. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: January 2022.
564,643 professionals have used our research since 2012.