Exploring the Pros and Cons of Serverless Computing: When to Consider and When Not To

Serverless computing has revolutionized how we approach IT infrastructures, especially applications architected to be event-driven, and uses the micro-services architecture approach for distributed applications. The serverless evolution in software engineering provides developers with greater scalability, flexibility, and faster time to release applications at a lower cost. However, it’s crucial to consider the limitations of this approach and whether it’s the right fit for specific development projects, IT business requirements, and organizations.

Join Jonah Andersson, an experienced developer building serverless applications in Azure to automate manual processes. In this session, she shares her insights on serverless computing. She will delve into the benefits and limitations of serverless, highlighting the pros and cons of choosing this approach, regardless of your preferred cloud vendor. You will gain valuable insights into serverless computing and learn about the factors to consider when adopting it for your applications.

Discover the cost-saving benefits of serverless computing for IT organizations and the importance of its sustainability by running backend services in a green “cloud.” You will also learn about the productivity advantages of serverless computing and its potential inefficiencies, security risks, hidden downsides, and other factors to consider when deciding whether to use serverless computing. After this session, you will learn the possibilities and challenges of serverless computing in Azure that will help you to make wise IT decisions about your IT infrastructure while keeping sustainability, efficiency, and cost-saving factors in mind.

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