Have you heard the fairy tale that application performance on the cloud is automatically optimized, without any effort from developers or administrators?Too many people believe it’s reality, and not a fairy tale.[ A developer’s guide: Get started with serverless computing. | Microsoft Azure Functions locks in on serverless computing. | Build ’em now! 5 uses for serverless frameworks. ]
I blame the confusion on early cloud hype, when “elasticity” was often stated as something related to cloud performance.

Although elasticity does let you scale on demand by provisioning servers, or perhaps automatically these days using serverless computing technology, the elasticity concept unto itself does not guarantee well-performing applications.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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