Serverless 101

Dorian Machado
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What is Serverless ?

Serverless is a concept as abstract as the cloud itself and with an equally perverse name, but in practice it is very useful.

It is also important to note that it is not a technology it’s a set of best practices or principles that you have learned from your own experience.

Serverless will force you and your team think out of the box and be more creative because there is no containers, no servers and no instances to give maintenance support.

What is a Serverless Application ?

Now that we understood that it was Serverless, this is next the question and the answer is pretty simple since we don’t involve servers or containers in our infrastructure then:

A Serverless application is that wonderful application that costs us nothing while nobody is accessing it or using it.

Advantages of Serverless

  • Focus in your code, not in your infrastructure
  • Decrease the Time to Market
  • Scalability
  • Reliability
  • Reduce cost of your infrastructure (Pay As You Go)

Frameworks

Cloud Providers

Dorian Machado

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Serveless Evangelist

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