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AWS Lambda vs. Azure Functions vs. Google Functions

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There is no doubt that the trend of serverless is growing. This article reviews these three big players so you can make the decision of which to use more clearly. Serverless has been around for more than two years now and is not a new phenomenon. Our recent DevOps Pulse Survey showed, however, that only 30% of the responders are currently using serverless. As opposed to Docker, for example, which was quickly adopted and has transformed the way developers build and deploy code, serverless is taking its time. Still, there is little doubt that the general usage trend is pointing upwards. So, What Is Serverless? Serverless allows developers to build and run applications and services without thinking about the servers actually running the code. Serverless services, or FaaS (Functions-as-a-Service) providers, instrument this concept by allowing developers to upload the code while taking care of deploying running and scaling it. Thus, serverless can help create an environment that allows De…