AWS vs Microsoft Azure: Understanding the serverless application trend – TechRepublic
How exactly do you run applications without servers? Keith Townsend explains how AWS’ Lambda service and Microsoft’s Azure Service Fabric move away from the OS-centric view of computing.
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The serverless trend means important steps towards a distributed architecture that is a necessity for the "everything connected" world with Sharing Economy, Mobility, IoT, Smart City, and all the other trendy buzzwords. But this trend also puts new requirements on security, authentication, SW distribution and upgrades, etc. .