From Go on EC2 to

Oct 20, 2023

I recently switched two side projects from being hosted on an Amazon EC2 instance to using It was a really good experience: just worked. It allowed me to delete about 500 lines of Ansible scripts and config files, and saved me $9 a month.


So the smallest shared 1 CPU VM can handle 500 requests per second without any problems. I’m happy with that! I realize this is not exactly a scientific test, but it’s good enough for my purposes here.

Simple Go apps are a superpower!

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