AWS Cloud Serverless
Serverless is a service where you do not have to think about servers.
With serverless, you only have to think about code.
The cloud provider handles all infrastructure behind it.
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The Difference between EC2 and Serverless
AWS EC2 provides virtual server instances.
To run EC2, you must do the following:
- Provision of the virtual server instances
- Deploy your code
- Operate and maintain the servers
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Serverless requires no server management.
Having less to think about with operating server lets you focus on the important things.
The serverless approach is suitable for scale.
AWS has a serverless service called AWS Lambda.
You will learn more about this service in the next chapter.