Lastest Serverless Articles

Lawrence Hecht
Oct 4, 2018 · 2 min read

I have written five articles about serverless since July 2018. Their top-level conclusions are included below. Stay tuned for The New Stack’s upcoming book on the subject.

FaaS ≠ Serverless

54 percent of FaaS users without production deployments say their organization does not utilize a serverless architecture.

Prepare for an Onslaught of Go Language Serverless Functions

Over a quarter of people with serverless architectures in use or in plan expect to write a function using the Go language (Golang) in the next 18 months.

Docker and Lambda on Par in AWS Environments

AWS-branded technologies continue to perform well versus generic open source offerings.

Container Deployment Still Outpaces ‘Serverless’

Containers are being used or actively evaluated by 32 percent of respondents, compared to 19 percent for serverless computing and 14 percent for FaaS (function as a service).

Serverless Moves from Beta to Business Use

Compared to its last year’s survey, the Serverless Inc. 2018 study found that respondents using serverless at work rose from 45 percent in 2017 to 82 percent in 2018.


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