Chapter 2

Microservices and Serverless Scaling Patterns

Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Describe the unique scaling challenges presented by serverless architectures
  • Create a serverless queue for feeding your product's database
  • Design a caching strategy to fit any requirements with a serverless architecture
  • Use asynchronous processing rather than synchronous processing

This chapter explains how to build a highly scalable solution using a queue, load messages onto the queue, and read them asynchronously.

Introduction

In the previous chapter, you created all of the core individual components of a complete serverless architecture. The important thing to note is the total separation of frontend and backend ...

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