- AWS Lambda is still the most popular serverless solution, with 46 percent of serverless developers using this.
- AWS is used by 62 percent cloud-native developers as a cloud hosting provider.
- Amazon is the most popular cloud vendor among back-end engineers, both cloud-native (62%%) and non-cloud native (45%).
- Amazon is the most used vendor by cloud-native cloud-native developer leveraging private cloud, with 52 percent using it to manage their private clouds, compared with 35 percent of noncloud-native users.
There are signs of weakness in AWS’s performance in certain segments. According to the report, AWS has lost 6 percent points with cloud native developers compared to Q2 2019. However, there has been a steady shift (i.e. +2-4 percentage point) towards vendors with smaller cloud communities such as DigitalOcean Salesforce Red Hat and SAP. These patterns indicate that the market is still growing, and that minor vendors have the potential to increase their market share. The report also shows that AWS attrition rates for cloud-native and non-cloud-native developers are 7 and 8 percent, respectively. In the serverless space, Google is also more competitive than AWS in UX and UI design and research, with 25 percent and 32 percent respectively. Amazon’s position is strong, however, echoing many other studies that show AWS leadership is eroding, even though it remains No. The number one position across all categories. The report states that AWS is still the top private cloud service provider. AWS is more than 10 percentage point behind Google (41%) and Microsoft (37%), respectively, which are the most competitive cloud service providers among developers who deploy software on private clouds. The difference in Google and Microsoft usage by cloud natives and other backend users is 15 and 8, respectively. You can access the report by registering here.