Wrap Up


This lesson provides an introduction to serverless on AWS. If you are looking to learn how something that works on the internet could possibly not have a server involved, you have come to the right place!

Learning Objectives

In this lesson, you will learn:

  • How serverless compute is different from standard compute
  • How to define the roles that serverless compute can fill
  • To understand the true costs of serverless vs standard compute
  • To understand there is more to serverless than just compute

Intended Audience

This lesson is intended for solutions architects, developers, or generally curious people who are interested in learning the basics of serverless.


To get the most out of this lesson, you should have a moderate understanding of how standard compute works within the contexts of data centers, servers, and a regular PC.

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William Meadows is a passionately curious human currently living in the Bay Area in California. His career has included working with lasers, teaching teenagers how to code, and creating classes about cloud technology that are taught all over the world. His dedication to completing goals and helping others is what brings meaning to his life. In his free time, he enjoys reading Reddit, playing video games, and writing books.

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