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May 21 2018   2:37AM GMT

serverless computing

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert


Serverless computing is an event-driven application design and deployment paradigm in which computing resources are provided as scalable cloud services. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“If executed correctly, a serverless architecture can save development teams time when pushing out new features and can scale nearly infinitely.” – Chris Moyer

Learning Center
IT pros test out fresh crop of serverless monitoring tools
Serverless monitoring tools have quickly added sophisticated features, but a view of the serverless infrastructure that includes distributed tracing and third-party dependencies awaits further development.

The pros and cons of serverless architecture
Serverless architecture can save development teams time when pushing out new features and scaling, but it does not come without trade-offs.

Serverless infrastructure calls for updated IT ops expertise
Enterprises will need IT ops pros with systems engineering expertise to bring serverless infrastructure for complex apps to maturity.

When is serverless technology best for app modernization?
Red Hat serverless technology expert Rich Sharples analyzes why some businesses are exploring serverless use cases for application modernization.

Know when to implement serverless vs. containers
IT pros must be equipped to guide application deployments onto serverless vs. containers, or vice versa, for off-the-shelf apps, in-house projects and microservices.

Trending Terms
event-driven architecture
AWS Lambda
Microsoft Azure Functions
enterprise application integration
cloud services
event handling

Writing for Business
Serverless computing can significantly bring down costs since you’re not paying for servers 24/7, _________ of whether they are actively serving requests.
A. irregardless
B. regardless

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