The Easiest Way to Run Microservices: Comparing AWS and Heroku

By Jason Skowronski | April 25, 2019

One of the most popular platforms to run any kind of online service is AWS. While it’s a standard choice for many companies, how does it compare against other options? While others have written high-level comparisons of AWS and Heroku, let’s look at a real-world example of how much effort it takes to get a microservice running on both. Let’s look at the exact steps required to install the same app on both platforms, so we can see which is the easiest.