Serverless Computing: Benefits, Trends, and Deployment Models

This IDC Vendor Spotlight examines serverless computing technology, which provides a fully managed deployment environment and encourages a microservices-style architecture that lets developers rapidly deploy applications. The paper also looks at the role of Cloudflare in the market for serverless computing.

Over the course of this paper you will explore:

  • Serverless interest and adoption survey results
  • Benefits of serverless computing
  • Considerations when selecting a serverless platform
  • Current trends affecting the serverless market
  • Cloudflare Workers: Underlying Technology and Use Cases
  • An Overview of Network Based Serverless and Isolates