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    The thing that’s “8* more expensive” is API gateway, which you can use with or without serverless and isn’t strictly required for serverless. But it does indeed seem to be not the best deal!

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      You need api gateway to terminate TLS no? Almost anything real should be using TLS.

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        No - AWS supports ALB <-> Lambda. Pop a free ACM certificate on there and you are good to go.

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          Eh, pricing on ALB is complex - no per-request charges, so maybe it’s negligible, but not free.

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      I was talking about this very topic at work today. I love the last picture (billed for 100ms) because that’s what I had in mind whilst discussing with co-workers.

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        This is a pretty specific use case to then generalize and bash an entire style of architecture.