AWS Best Practices
Ten Mistakes Founders Make on AWS, and How to Avoid Them
We want to help you stay focused on your customers and building features for your products, so we’ve put together a list of the most common mistakes we see founders make on AWS, paired with advice...
Leveraging AWS Business Support as a Startup
Whether you are testing out an integration with a new AWS service, requesting increases in service limits, obtaining best-practice guidance, or minimizing risk when making changes to enhance the...
Why Early Stage Startups Need to Use Multi-factor Authentication
No matter the nature of your startup, security is always of primary importance and should be one of the very first things you address. For most startups, your most valuable asset is your data —...
When Should Startups Use a Managed Service?
A common mistake we see founders make when starting on AWS is trying to implement their own solution when a managed service could be used instead. Before choosing your tech stack, consider the...
How Setting Up IAM Users and IAM Roles Can Help Keep Your Startup Secure
For startups, speed is critical — you’re trying to move as quickly as possible to build your product and find product-market fit. However, it’s important not to ignore your security posture. Here...
Why Every Startup Should Set Up a Budget — and How AWS Budgets Makes It Easy
As a startup, chances are you’re prioritizing speed to build fast and get your product onto the market as soon as possible. While being laser-focused on your product is essential, it also means...
Should Startups Use Infrastructure as Code (IaC)?
When you’re an early stage startup, nothing seems more important than being quick. However, prioritizing speed and skipping a little bit of engineering time for foundational work can end up being...
To Deliver Rich Content, Startups Need the Right Infrastructure
In order to compete in today’s visual-first world, startups must deliver rich content quickly and flawlessly across all touch points, providing seamless and compelling user experiences. To...
Quick Cost Optimization Strategies for Early Stage Startups
Cost optimization is a top of mind consideration for any startup and can be achieved with a wide variety of techniques, but how you tackle it depends on the stage of your business’s growth....
Cost Optimization: Stretching Your Runway to go Further
Cash burn is always a hot topic for startups, and late-stage, funded ventures especially need to keep tabs on budget as they ramp up. AWS offers tools to make cost management, budget tracking and cost
Building Better: The Benefits of a Well-Architected Startup
Startups need to stay agile. What works today may not work tomorrow, which means architecting solutions that grow as you do. Don’t settle for stopgaps. Instead, build solutions that last. We’ll explor