Case Study: Use every service AWS offers

Author(s): Sven

A data analytics platform - within a larger system - used basically every single AWS service which is available. When a senior developer from another team saw the architecture the first time, his initial question was: “is there any AWS service you are not using?”.

What is the system’s background?

What was the good idea?

What were the bad consequences, why was everything bad?

Which patterns were encountered?

How was the situation resolved?