Approaches for serverless without vendor lock-in

By Jason Umiker

Both containers and serverless have been hot topics in cloud architecture circles for the last couple years. One of the main justifications I’ve heard for containerising, especially on Kubernetes, has been that it allows for more portability of a workload across clouds — more so than VMs and especially more so than serverless architectures. About half the time I hear this portability it is to “avoid vendor lock-in” and the other is based on the belief that you can build a more reliable service by facilitating the failover of the…



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