We occasionally run into startups that built their initial MVP on Firebase but desire to switch to AWS to achieve operations at scale with better data quality and reliability guarantees, and at lower cost. With Firebase consisting of proprietary services, APIs, and an SDK, a migration to AWS requires application refactoring – introducing a new architecture using AWS services, and rewriting parts of the codebase to use them accordingly. To minimize the disruption of this refactoring, this guide will help you identify what AWS services are best suited for your startup’s new architecture along with some implementation strategies to ease and accelerate the cutover.
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Julie Brasset, CEO of micro-learning app Marmelade, chats about the origins of the startup, what she’s learned about herself as it scaled, and what’s next in 2019.
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