With Mobile device usage growing by leaps and bounds across the globe, mobile apps are making headway in business mainstream to help businesses achieve their CRM goals and sales objectives. A study recently conducted by one of the world’s leading statistics portals Statista reveals that mobile app downloads are likely to reach 129 billion in 2020. The study further states that the number is expected to increase to 161 billion by 2023. The figures are enough to prove that mobile applications are finding their usage across industries throughout the globe.Read More
It’s no secret that using RIs – Reserved Instances generates significant savings on AWS – Amazon Web Services.
To help its customers get even more out of this savings, AWS last week launched Saving Plans, which like RIs, make it easy to buy computing hours and still generate significant discounts on your AWS account.
What is AWS Saving Plans?
It is a new flexible rebate model launched by AWS that aims to save money on the use of computing services. This model applies to Amazon EC2 service instances regardless of AWS family, size, operating system, or region (except China) and also to other computing services such as EMR, ECS, EKS, and Fargate.
Saving Plans offers more than one type of plan over different durations, payment options, and automatically adapts to computing usage, making it simple to save – one of the biggest pains for Reserved Instance users.
With Savings Plans AWS customers commit to a cost per dollar measured per hour over 1 to 3 years. If the expense exceeds the stipulated amount, it will be charged on-demand rates.
What are the steps to test an Android/iOS app?
The most famous operating system platforms are Android and iOS. There exists a massive amount of apps mainly developed for the platforms which are required to be tested through mobile app testing services. The figures as per Statista revealed that the prime element for testing mobile apps, in the period of 2013 to 2017, as per the research of senior IT management executives across the globe. In 2017, 46% of the individuals ascertained certification of their app as one of the primary elements for mobile application testing.
With no shortage of application frameworks and cloud services, deciding how to launch your app involves many factors. Speed, price, and community support all play an essential role. Two increasingly important points you should consider are ease of development and deployment. In this article, I look at two solutions- Back4App Cloud Code functions, and AWS’s Lambda cloud service- and how they fare for these cases.