Photo by Zdeněk Macháček (Unsplash), in honor of “Facts and fallacies of Software Engineering”, a very good book from Robert L. Glass

I recently read an article that gives some reasons not to go with Serverless. I’d like to go through the arguments given in this article (and many others like this one), because there are misunderstandings and misconceptions about Serverless.

Fallacy #1: Serverless is the wrong tool for you, if you know the load your application has to be able to handle.

This is certainly true that Serverless is really interesting for its elasticity and its ability to scale up and down to handle unexpected or inconstant load. But it doesn’t mean you cannot use it for predictable or constant load…

Photo by Jason Dent on Unsplash

Personal Data in Europe, Personal Identifiable Information (PII) in the US, Client Identifying Data (CID) here in Switzerland, … Whatever the name you give it, the definition is slightly the same: it defines a category of information about an individual that can be used to unambiguously distinguish or trace his/her identity.

For example, passport numbers, social security numbers, IBAN or biometric records, known as direct identifying data, clearly identify an individual. Full names, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth or emails can also be used to identify someone. …

Jérôme Van Der Linden

Solution Architect @AWS - software craftsman, agile and devops enthusiastic, cloud advocate. Opinions are my own.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store