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Key Stakeholders: Chief Information Officers, Chief Technical Officers, System Architects, System Engineers, Platform Architects, Platform Engineers, Software Architects, Software Engineers
Why It Matters: Serverless computing fills important niches in modern systems architectures. Understanding what it is and how it can be deployed will help in the development of better software.
Top Takeaway: For a computing model to be considered serverless, it needs to have a high level of abstraction, be event-driven, and consume resources only when processing data. It is useful for processing episodic data, with modest latency and performance characteristics.