BY PATRICK DEBOIS, DEVOPS JEDI
FOUNDER OF DEVOPSDAYS
CTO, SMALL TOWN HEROES
Write programs that do one thing and do it well. Write programs designed to work together. These are the core ideas of the Unix philosophy, first articulated by Unix designer Ken Thompson. In recent years, companies like Google, Netflix, Uber, and Airbnb have proven that in modern distributed systems you can easily replace the word programs with the word services. The latest twist on this idea, serverless computing, is a manifestation of how the intelligent combination of hosted services and self-managing infrastructure can result in significant improvements in development time and operating cost.
Serverless Architectures on AWS balances emerging serverless ...