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Software Architecture with Spring 5.0

By : René Enríquez, Alberto Salazar
Book Image

Software Architecture with Spring 5.0

By: René Enríquez, Alberto Salazar

Overview of this book

Spring 5 and its ecosystem can be used to build robust architectures effectively. Software architecture is the underlying piece that helps us accomplish our business goals whilst supporting the features that a product demands. This book explains in detail how to choose the right architecture and apply best practices during your software development cycle to avoid technical debt and support every business requirement. Choosing the right architecture model to support your business requirements is one of the key decisions you need to take when a new product is being created from scratch or is being refactored to support new business demands. This book gives you insights into the most common architectural models and guides you when and where they can be used. During this journey, you’ll see cutting-edge technologies surrounding the Spring products, and understand how to use agile techniques such as DevOps and continuous delivery to take your software to production effectively. By the end of this book, you’ll not only know the ins and outs of Spring, but also be able to make critical design decisions that surpass your clients’ expectations.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
Packt Upsell

Chapter 9. Serverless Architectures

Serverless architectures are becoming a popular trend in IT system building. As a consequence, it's quite common to hear people discussing cloud providers such as Amazon Web services (AWS), Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure, among others. 

In this chapter, we will explore the meaning of serverless architecture and how this new way of building systems can help us to address business requirements in shorter amounts of time, thus reducing the effort required to build business solutions. We will also look at how this approach can be used to drastically reduce the time required to reach production by utilizing ready-to-use, third-party services and implementing custom functionalities, thereby creating stateless functions that can be deployed on the cloud.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • An introduction to serverless architecture
  • Infrastructure and file storage
  • Benefits and pitfalls
  • Backend as a service
  • Function as a service
  • Concerns about serverless...