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Stebner55
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"serverless" is a stupid name. There's always a server, just not yours. It's just as dumb as people thinking "cloud" means there's no computer. There's always a computer, just not yours.

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  • 3
    I believe is more about only using servers when you need him. Instead of running big servers all the time
  • 2
    Are you familiar with the OSI Stack? Serverless is appropriate as you don't worry about anything below layer 6.
  • 13
    Agreed, the first time I heard "serverless" I thought they meant like deploying a blockchain type database that gets distributed across multiple devices (hence no central server is needed).

    But then I read what it is and got really disappointed. Server/db as a service has been a thing for like 10 years since this term became a thing.
  • 6
    Just another marketing gimmick
  • 0
    I think the context of the term is your system. A call to a servers still needed even to run the other servers script but the computation, for your application is serverless
  • 9
    It's just a buzzword. The word ends in "less" which implies "without".
  • 1
    Doesn't cloud mean its being processed inside these things in the sky? 🤔🤨
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