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Feb 27 2018   4:05PM GMT

event-driven computing

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Event-driven computing is a computing model in which programs perform work in response to identifiable occurrences that have significance for system hardware or software. Continued…

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“Users of event-driven computing services don’t need to think about provisioning and managing servers or application scalability in familiar, traditional ways to cloud users.” – Stephen J. Bigelow

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