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This is not going to scale. Lambdas are hella slow. The cold starts will kill you.



The only two places where the cold starts will hurt is the API key auth and the JWT auth/posting to kinesis. Plus if it's being called with any kind of decent frequency it won't matter.


With constant traffic cold starts should not be happening. Also lambdas will stick around for 45-60 minutes before going cold.


That's exactly right. Background location tracking leads to constant traffic. Not running into cold starts as an issue.


> This is not going to scale. Lambdas are hella slow. The cold starts will kill you.

Frameworks like Zappa handle this out of this box by setting up executions to run via cloudwatch event cron.


You can pay to never hit cold starts..


No you can't, you can just try and keep your lambdas warm, but that isn't the same thing.


wouldn't EC2 be an example of paying to never hit cold starts?


No, you can't.




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