What Is Serverless Computing?

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What Is Serverless Computing?
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Introduction
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What is Serverless?
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Introduction
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Description

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

Prerequisites

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

Transcript

Hello, my name is Will Meadows and in this course, we are going to go over 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.

If you have any questions about anything I cover in this series please let me know at will.meadows@cloudacademy.com.

Alternatively, you can always get in touch with us here at Cloud Academy by sending an email to support@cloudacademy.com and one of our cloud experts will reply to your question, concern, or comment. 

I would recommend this course for any solutions architects, developers, or generally curious people, who are interested in learning the basics of serverless.

Our learning objectives for this course are: 

  • To understand how serverless compute is different from standard compute.
  • 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.

You should have a moderate understanding of how standard compute works within the contexts of datacenters, servers, and a regular PC.

You should also be familiar with Amazon EC2 as it will be our comparing benchmark for much of this lecture.

Feedback on our courses here at Cloud Academy are valuable to both us as trainers and any students looking to take the same course in the future. If you have any feedback, positive or negative, it would be greatly appreciated if you could send an email to support@cloudacademy.com.

Please note that, at the time of writing this content, all course information was accurate.  AWS implements hundreds of updates every month as part of its ongoing drive to innovate and enhance its services. As a result, minor discrepancies may appear in the course content over time. 

Here at Cloud Academy, we strive to keep our content up to date in order to provide the best training available. So, if you notice any information that is outdated, please contact support@cloudacademy.com.  This will allow us to update the course during its next release cycle.

 

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Will Meadows
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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.