How serverless changes application development

Serverless software architectures have generated a lot of interest. How much interest? Like, 2000 people at a conference breakout session —that level of interest. The photo below shows Datadog devops evangelist Matt Williams delivering a session about Lambda at AWS re:Invent last December. The jam-packed venue was originally designed to house “Phantom of the Opera.”

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I’ve been going to tech conferences for 25 years, and I have never been to a breakout that required a mezzanine before. Serverless is catching like wildfire.

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