AWS Cloud Sucks Customer Reviews and Feedback
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a subsidiary of Amazon providing on-demand cloud computing platforms and APIs to individuals, companies, and governments, on a metered pay-as-you-go basis. These cloud computing web services provide a variety of basic abstract technical infrastructure and distributed computing building blocks and tools. One of these services is Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), which allows users to have at their disposal a virtual cluster of computers, available all the time, through the Internet. AWS's version of virtual computers emulates most of the attributes of a real computer, including hardware central processing units (CPUs) and graphics processing units (GPUs) for processing; local/RAM memory; hard-disk/SSD storage; a choice of operating systems; networking; and pre-loaded application software such as web servers, databases, and customer relationship management (CRM).
Back in 2016, Josh Rhine wrote a piece for LUMECLOUD stating 5 of the reasons why AWS Isn’t Everything It’s Cracked Up To Be:
"Commodity computing power that’s rented on a pay-by-the-hour basis is not the best solution for most applications and business needs. AWS is a cloud environment that’s not a good fit for a lot of businesses and it’s (surprisingly) not as cheap as you might think.
AWS is often touted as a ‘cost saver’. The reality is that only in very few cases is it truly the cheapest option. AWS adds individual charges for everything that happens in your environment. Variable pricing can appear attractive because it’s easy to market, but it’s not cheaper when you add in all the hidden fees, overages, and individual charges for everything (including Support). Sure, turning ‘instances’ on and off seems like a great feature (if/when you actually remember to do it) but it eliminates cost predictability which can lead to more problems with planning and budgeting."
Area Manager (Former Employee) says"Run very far from this company they make promises they will Never keep, to much politics, cliques and sexism to get promoted in this place. Run far frBenefitsRip of new am"
Preparatrice de commande (Former Employee) says"Je n’est pas du tout aimer mon expérience chez Amazon de l’exploitation, pour un salaire bas .RienRien"
Packing Operative (Former Employee) says"Worked here for 3 months and that was more than enough, targets are far to high, I saw a lot of people actually starting work half an hour or so earlier than their shift just to try and reach the targets set.Car parkLong hours, stupid targets"
New seller (Former Employee) says"No Contact back, no help. Take money after registration and deactivate my account. I upload additional documents but more than monts nobody even contact to me. They not respect sellers at all. People from China selling on Amazon now, but people from US can't do t. Very disappointed."
Stow Associate (Former Employee) says"This company is very unprofessional! Management is lazy and does not engage with the tier one associates. When you ask a question about the correct procedures and policies you are supposed to follow, no one knows."
Warehouse Associate (Current Employee) says"worst place i've ever worked for. beware of this warehouse if you don't want to work in a depressing environment where you are guaranteed to have all types of injuries on your body from all the slave labor."
packer, stower (Former Employee) says"Just watch out what shift you get, if you are Fri to mon lets say you will not be paid overtime as it spans over 2 working weeks. UTTER RIP OFF! the times i worked a 60 hour week and was paid the normal pay rate per hour. oh and do not even think about accruing holiday pay as you will get ripped on that also.nothingeverything"
Warehouse Operative (Former Employee) says"not a chance would i recommend anyone work for amazon that only people who kiss the managers backside it is young persons game the parcels come down the line too fast piled high to scan properlyfree lunchatatude problems from managers"
magazziniere (Former Employee) says"Vita da magazziniere impossibile. Corri corri corri e non puoi andare neanche per cinque minuti al bagno. Pausa pranzo di pochi minuti. Stress alle stelle, diritti umani e del lavoro annullati. Mobbing da parte dei superiori. Evitate AmazonNessunoTanti"
Delivery Driver (Former Employee) says"OverallDon't waste your time & energy with Amazon they work you like a slave for what seems like pennies when you see the workload. There are plenty of other companies that will respect you as an employee not try to use you."
Amazon Warehouse Associate (Former Employee) says"Poor management the management is bad here didnt get treated fair for being a hard worker put your time and effect into something that they don’t care about"
Stower (Former Employee) says"Wages are not worth the hard labor they make you work. Worst job I’ve ever had. They are very strict and expect you to meet almost impossible numbers as a stower. Worst jobs I’ve ever had and I’ve worked many jobs."
Picker/Packer (Former Employee) says"Ridiculous expectations for productivity levels. The work environment couldn’t be more drab, boring and uninspiring if they actually intended it to beVTO’sYellow!"
Chauffeur VL (Former Employee) says"A fuir que ce soit pour n importe quel sous traitant et encore pire chez FDE !A FUIR !! AucunTrop"
CSR (Former Employee) says"Don't work here unless you want to be treated like you are literally nothing, instantly replaceable, and you have a almost zero chance of becoming permanent."
Picker/Packer (Former Employee) says"This company treats you like a 2020 slave, yes it pays better than minimum wage but the job whips you on the back like a horse and has you on your feet for over 10hrs. Garbage job with fake and illusionary advancement policies.You get to go homeYour Amazon’s slave"
Lagerarbeiter (Former Employee) says"lasst mich doch einfach Bewertungen eines Arbeitgebers anzeigen wie schwer kann es sein Indeed ?"
Self-Employed Courier Driver (Former Employee) says"Too much expected every day, had to load own vans, sort own parcels.190 plus drops per day if not more and no support offered.If you're van breaks down you earn nothing.ZeroLong hours"
Associate (Former Employee) says"not good company and not safe environment to work. I tried to improve my career in the company but I could not because they chose lazy people.Hard work is not appreciated."
Fulfilment Associate (Former Employee) says"If you want to breath in your own carbon dioxide for 10 hrs a day wearing a mask while being told to hit physical targets then this os the job for youNo prosMask wearing"
Bloor says"RT @maznu: @garysmi @Dragon2611 @alexbloor @Equinix Equinix is too busy competing with its customers to hear your suggestion: * layer-2 DC…"
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Karthik Harpanhalli says"RT @mehulmpt: AWS - pricing sucks DO - great pricing *makes switch* AWS - a feature I need DO - missing things *makes switch* Can we have…"
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