An Introduction to Serverless and FaaS (Functions as a Service)
When was the last time you had your mind blown? For me, it was last Friday. I attended a local conference (shoutouts to #Functions17!) that hosted some outstanding speakers from innovative companies such as Amazon, Google, Pivotal, and Microsoft…for the sole purpose of introducing and discussing innovations for a new software architecture known as FaaS, or Functions as a Service.
Before we get into what FaaS is, it’s important to understand another term — serverless computing…