If you look at the history of software development, writing and maintaining software has been a very complicated & time consuming process. Making software development easier and faster by improving developer productivity literally saves companies thousands or millions of dollars annually and this is exactly the function that’s being optimised by many Cloud Vendors around the world.
Before we dive into what serverless actually is, let me give you a quick recap on how Cloud evolved in the last couple of decades and why it is the way it is today and lastly, why serverless is the next big thing.
To optimise for developer productivity and cost of running apps and services in the last decade — cloud vendors have introduced IaaS, where companies don’t have to buy hardware to host their apps, they can “rent” the hardware out from any of the cloud vendor and can only pay for what they use. This is called
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