1. NetflixYou heard that’s right kids, our favorite past time activity provider is using serverless to serve 7 billion of video hours to 50 million customers in 60 countries. EVERY. QUARTER. Now while I won’t pretend to understand the intricates of the Netflix infrastructure I will point out that they rely heavily on AWS Lambda to run tasks that would otherwise take up a lot of computing process and even more time to build. The Cheif Product Officer at Netflix had a talk at AWS Re-invent where he spoke about the different ways they use serverless in order to provide the best on-demand video streaming service out there (biased alert).
“We outgrew what the server world offered to us and it was the right time for us to switch over to a provider like AWS” – Karthik Subramanian - CTO at Zalora
These are just a few of the companies that have already switched server technologies, from traditional servers to serverless infrastructure. Of course, this is by no means a reason to think traditional servers will disappear but having big companies make the jump does point to a not so distant future where serverless will be the go-to technology for deploying enterprise applications. We, the folks at Dashbird, are proud to stand next to business giants in our belief that the future is serverless.
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