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DevOps for Serverless Applications by Shashikant Bangera

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Introducing Serverless

This book will introduce us to the world of the serverless approach to information technology, looking at multiple different cloud service providers, such as AWS, Azure, Google, OpenWhisk, and a few others. We will look in detail at each cloud service, as well as the different methods that are used to apply DevOps to them. We will look at the different use cases and learn the best practices for each of them.  

The following topics will be covered in this introductory chapter:

  • Introduction to serverless
  • Core concept
    • Backend as a service (BaaS)
    • Function as a service (FaaS)
    • AWS Lambda
    • Azure functions
    • Google functions
    • OpenWhisk
  • Pros and cons of serverless
  • DevOps with serverless

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