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311 Ratings
89 Ratings
Top Rated
311 Ratings
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Score 8.9 out of 100
89 Ratings
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Score 7.6 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Platform-as-a-Service

    8.6

    AWS Lambda

    86%

    Mendix

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    AWS Lambda ranks higher in 11/11 features

    Ease of building user interfaces

    7.9
    79%
    24 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Scalability

    9.3
    93%
    48 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Platform management overhead

    8.7
    87%
    44 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workflow engine capability

    8.6
    86%
    40 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Platform access control

    8.1
    81%
    43 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Services-enabled integration

    8.9
    89%
    47 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Development environment creation

    8.5
    85%
    42 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Development environment replication

    8.5
    85%
    40 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Issue monitoring and notification

    8.6
    86%
    44 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Issue recovery

    8.6
    86%
    36 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Upgrades and platform fixes

    9.0
    90%
    37 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • AWS Lambda is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.9

    AWS Lambda

    89%
    48 Ratings
    8.6

    Mendix

    86%
    55 Ratings

    Usability

    9.0

    AWS Lambda

    90%
    13 Ratings
    8.2

    Mendix

    82%
    1 Rating

    Support Rating

    8.6

    AWS Lambda

    86%
    33 Ratings
    8.0

    Mendix

    80%
    6 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    AWS Lambda

    [AWS Lambda] is very well suited for the projects that doesn't have any infra but needs it where short running processes are required. But if your application need to run continuously than this might not be the very apt tool for you.
    Ojas Elawadhi | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Mendix

    I would recommend Mendix for large organization issues and applications. It is very robust and scalable. It is made to deploy quickly so changes and expansions can be made every step of the way. I would not recommend Mendix for very small projects because the costs of usage would just be too high.
    Sjoerd Beljon | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    AWS Lambda

    • Lambda provides multiple methods for triggering functions, this includes AWS resources and services and external triggers like APIs and CLI calls.
    • The compute provided my Lambda is largely hands off for operations teams. Once the function is deployed, the management overhead is minimal since there are no servers to maintain.
    • Lambda's pricing can be very cost effective given that users are only charged for the time the function runs and associated costs like network or storage if those are used. A function that executes quickly and is not called often can cost next to nothing.
    Michael Jenkins | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Mendix

    • Using Mendix you can build an application in a week compared to building the same application in Java in 1 month.
    • You can simultaneously build applications for all kinds of devices (Desktop, Mobile and tablets).
    • All in one tool, in Mendix Modeler you can manage databases, webservices, Mendix code , Java code, etc.
    Umesh Sukheja | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    AWS Lambda

    • Putting a significant portion of your codebase into AWS Lambda and taking advantage of the high level of integration with other AWS services comes with the risk of vendor lock-in.
    • While the AWS Lambda environment is "not your problem," it's also not at your disposal to extend or modify, nor does it preserve state between function executions.
    • AWS Lambda functions are subject to strict time limitations, and will be aborted if they exceed five minutes of execution time. This can be a problem for some longer-running tasks that are otherwise well-suited to serverless delivery.
    Benjamin Plotkin | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Mendix

    • Earlier versions lacked in UI/Ux. This is still improving.
    • Since everyone and anyone can create custom add ons (widgets), Mendix could improve their quality checks (but not as rigid as eg Apple).
    • Upgradeability used to be somewhat of an issue. Version 7 looks to be handling this better than previous versions.
    Micha Friede | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    AWS Lambda

    General

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    $2.1e-9 Per 1 ms

    AWS Lambda Editions & Modules

    Edition
    128 MB$0.00000000211
    1024 MB$0.00000001671
    10240 MB$0.00000016671
    1. Per 1 ms
    Additional Pricing Details

    Mendix

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Yes
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Yes
    Entry-level set up fee?
    Optional

    Starting Price

    $0

    Mendix Editions & Modules

    On-premise Edition
    Enterprise Edition$1,6751
    Pro Edition$1,2501
    1. per month (billed annually)
    SaaS Edition
    Free Edition$0
    Pro Edition$1,2502
    Enterprise Edition$1,6752
    1. none
    2. per month (billed annually)
    Additional Pricing Details

    Usability

    AWS Lambda

    AWS Lambda 9.0
    Based on 13 answers
    I give it a seven is usability because it's AWS. Their UI's are always clunkier than the competition and their documentation is rather cumbersome. There's SO MUCH to dig through and it's a gamble if you actually end up finding the corresponding info if it will actually help. Like I said before, going to google with a specific problem is likely a better route because AWS is quite ubiquitous and chances are you're not the first to encounter the problem. That being said, using SAM (Serverless application model) and it's SAM Local environment makes running local instances of your Lambdas in dev environments painless and quite fun. Using Nodejs + Lambda + SAM Local + VS Code debugger = AWESOME.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Mendix

    Mendix 8.2
    Based on 1 answer
    A 10 would say I have nothing to wish for. A 9 means I haven't seen anything better.This tool really helps you in the whole creation and maintenace cycle, so from requirements to building/modeling to testing to deploying to capturing feedback.
    Bart Tolen | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    AWS Lambda

    AWS Lambda 8.6
    Based on 33 answers
    I have not needed support for AWS Lambda, since it is already using Python, which has resources all over the internet. AWS blog posts have information about how to install some libraries, which is necessary for some more complex operations, but this is available online and didn't require specific customer support for.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Mendix

    Mendix 8.0
    Based on 6 answers
    Response times are quick and you will get updates regularly about the status of your request. Even with very technical questions they have specialists that can help you with your problems it will give you an answer or help you with a work around.
    Ronald Catersels | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    AWS Lambda

    Azure Functions is another product that provides lambda functionality, but the documentation for some of Azure's products is quite hard to read. Additionally, AWS Lambda was one of the first cloud computing products on a large cloud service that implemented lambda functions, so they have had the most time to develop the product, increase the quality of service, and extend functionality to more languages. Amazon, by far, has the best service for Lambda that I know.
    Fedor Paretsky | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Mendix

    We evaluated 3 to 4 other products before making the choice to go with Mendix. From a maturity perspective it was further ahead than the other options. From the rapid development perspective the tool was light years ahead of others. The ability for developers to learn the tool quickly and still have the flexibility within the platform to develop simple to complex widgets is great. This tool has endless possibilities once you become comfortable with the platform itself
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    AWS Lambda

    • I was able to perform a lot of processing on data delivered from my website and little or no cost. This was a big plus to me.
    • Programming AWS Lambda is quite easy once you understand the time limits to the functions.
    • AWS Lambda has really good integration with the AWS S3 storage system. This a very good method of delivering data to be processed and a good place to pick it up after processing.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Mendix

    • Request for Mendix projects is constant. When you hire a Mendix consultant, you know (s)he will be busy 100%
    • Scrum has become a religion because of Mendix.
    • It created a sense of community, a culture of sharing, working together and having fun.
    Georgios Andronikidis | TrustRadius Reviewer

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