AWS Lambda battle: x86 vs ARM(Graviton2)

Disclaimer:

Test scenario

  • NodeJs (14.x)
  • Python (3.9)
  • Go(1.x)
  • Ruby(2.7)
  • .Net(3.1)
  • Java (11)
  • Rust(1.54.0)
  • GraalVM(21.3)
The main flow

Cold start

Cold start
Cold start per runtime

Warm state

DotNet ARM vs x86
Go comparison
GraalVM ARM vs x86
NodeJS ARM vs x86
Python ARM vs x86
Ruby ARM vs x86
Rust ARM vs x86
Java ARM vs x86

All Runtime together

all runtimes ~12k iterations
128 MB (15k iteration for single lambda instance)
256MB (15k iteration for single lambda instance)

Migration effort

Conclusion:

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