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The Rise of the Function-As-A-Service

2018-04-03 4 min read Fergus
“Functions as a Service” are becoming quite a common component in complex web services; they allow energy conservation - and thus cost reduction - via only utilising resources when required. The daddy of FaaS providers is AWS Lambda, as it ties nicely in to other AWS services like the AWS API Gateway, SQS and S3. There are other providers though, such as Google’s Cloud Functions or Microsoft’s Azure Functions. Continue reading