Serverless Applications: Why, When, and How?

Simon Eismann, Joel Scheuner, Erwin Van Eyk, Maximilian Schwinger, Johannes Grohmann, Nikolas Herbst, Cristina L. Abad, Alexandru Iosup

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Why do so many companies adopt serverless? When are serverless applications well suited? How are they currently implemented? To address these questions, we analyze 89 serverless applications from open source projects, industrial sources, academic literature, and scientific computing-presenting the most extensive study to date.

Original languageEnglish
Article number9190031
Pages (from-to)32-39
Number of pages8
JournalIEEE Software
Issue number1
Early online date9 Sep 2020
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2021


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