Serverless architecture is the future. OK, but what is it?
I get that question from a lot of colleagues. Even tech-savvy ones.
I think it’s time to clear up what this technology is and why it’s so important – especially to web developers.
The core principle of serverless architecture is that users doesn’t need to manage any servers at all. It’s a straightforward, cloud-based, elastic, as-a-service setup that covers every layer of the user’s infrastructure.
Serverless goes beyond standard cloud services by eliminating not only physical servers but virtual servers and containers as well. The serverless model is based entirely on consumption; hosting the applications and business logic and charging a flat fee based on requests.Continue reading