Mar 16, 2021
Serverless computing has already redefined the ways companies look at technology. One of the redefining moments was in 2014, after launching AWS Lambda, which promised many previously unforeseen benefits to businesses. Today, we will focus on the advantages and use cases of serverless. If you have not read our first article about serverless architecture and major providers yet, you can find it here.
According to Gartner, in 2021, we should expect an 18% growth in global end-user spending on cloud solutions. IDG also states that ‘71% of companies aim to speed improvements, 63% want greater flexibility, and 57% pick the improved customer support as reason no.1’ while adopting cloud. At the same time, serverless computing does not require server housing and provides benefits like continuous scaling and balancing or automatic fail-over.
So what are the key advantages that make serverless so attractive for different businesses? How can your company use this technology? Read in our blog post.
Many world-leading companies have implemented serverless computing to their services to meet fluctuating, instant demand. However, small and medium businesses can also benefit from serverless solutions to remain competitive in their markets. Let’s take a closer look at the key advantages that are driving the implementation of serverless computing.
Nowadays, most serverless technology adopters aim to scale painlessly or lower the current entrance barrier. Also, serverless is an appropriate option for apps that do not run continuously due to having quiet periods and traffic peaks. Here we describe several use cases for serverless computing briefly.
Serverless computing is considered a young technology, which makes it difficult to determine its future. But if serverless providers could overcome the current challenges of FaaS services, this solution will bring radical software development changes in the next few years.
To understand better how the industry experts perceive the future of serverless computing, here are several market predictions:
After all, Data Center Knowledge states that we should expect $216 billion ‘to be spent on the cloud by 2022’. Thus, many business leaders worldwide believe that serverless will simplify their software development.
Are you already using serverless computing? What advantages do you find the most valuable for your business? What operations or tasks does it help you deal with? Share with us in the comments below.
Over the past several years, AgileVision has helped many businesses to start using serverless computing and cut costs on software development. Are you considering serverless as a new approach to implement or need advice on your existing serverless architecture?
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