When it comes to deploying your application, we’ve been advocating for a NoOps philosophy for some time now. What we mean by this is to encourage your team to focus their efforts on developing features for your application, rather than configuring containers or fiddling with resource management for the hosted product.
Recently, I’ve noticed there’s an alarming, yet subtle, trend in the industry that characterizes serverless as something you absolutely must adopt in your engineering practices. If you’re unfamiliar with serverless, I refer you to the excellent Serverless Architectures article by Mike Roberts.
In The Olden Days™ of web development, a single FTP server and a bash script were all that was necessary to deploy and serve an application. If it worked on your machine, it was good enough for the rest of the connected world.
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