Serverless computing is all the rage right now—and for several good reasons:
It removes you from having to provision a server yourself; you simply write functions, and the resources you need are automatically allocated to that function.
You pay only for the resources you use. No more leaving servers up and running, then getting a big cloud bill at the end of the month.
It can automatically scale, determining what cloud services need to scale with demand and then making it happen.
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Amazon Web Services’ AWS Lambda and Microsoft’s Azure Functions are the best-known examples of serverless computing, and both have existed for a few years.
Still, although we’ve had some great success in some serverless areas, there are other serverless areas that need work.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here