Serverless or Faas (Functions as a Service): Google Cloud Functions, PubNub Functions and Twilio Function or other. Most popular is AWS Lambda and we have Open Source solution - Apache OpenWhisk. Serverless Pros: Scalability – you no longer need to care about it. Someone else now does that for you. You wrote the core logic of what you want to achieve, and the platform hosting your code is the one that needs to sweat it when it comes to scaling the thing as needed Maintenance – less code means you have less to maintain. And you’re shedding here all the boring work of getting the thing to work. In a way, you’re writing the initial prototype, and have it run in production Security – assuming the PaaS vendor handles the headache of security well, then you have less to deal with here Time to market – less to write also means faster time to market. It will take you less time to get that application in the hands of customers Latency – since the code runs directly on top of the PaaS APIs, on the servers of the same vendor, there a lot less latency involved in the API calls. Might be important, or might not be – just a fact
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In today’s digital-business world, there’s just no place for any tech vendor that can’t aggressively and effectively tie together the cloud and the vast estates of on-premises technology that continue to run the processes and operations of huge sectors of the global economy. Cloud services have revolutionized computing, not least through IaaS, PaaS, and especially...
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- August 16, 2020
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