Chapter 1. Going serverless
This chapter covers
- Traditional system and application architectures
- Key characteristics of serverless architectures and their benefits
- How serverless architectures and microservices fit into the picture
- Considerations when transitioning from server to serverless
If you ask software developers what software architecture is, you might get answers ranging from “it’s a blueprint or a plan” to “a conceptual model” to “the big picture.” It’s undoubtedly true that architecture, or lack thereof, can make or break software. Good architecture may help to scale a web or mobile application, and poor architecture may cause serious issues that necessitate a costly rewrite. Understanding the implication of choice regarding ...