Limitations of LocalStack
We dislike it when a solution to a certain problem is proposed without covering the limitations of that solution. All of that is left for the developers to find out themselves (looking at you, AWS docs) through trial and error, potentially wasting hours or days on a solution that might not be the right one for them.
We’ve presented LocalStack as a silver bullet for local serverless development, but it too comes with limitations that you might find annoying or impossible to work with. In our company, we use LocalStack on some projects and not on others, mainly depending on the AWS services we are using.
One of the main limitations is that LocalStack may not fully replicate the behavior of some AWS services. For example, the behavior of the S3 service in LocalStack may differ from that of AWS’s actual S3 service, which can lead to unexpected errors or behavior when the code is deployed to production. Additionally, not all AWS services are...