Thinking Serverless! How New Approaches Address Modern Data Processing Needs

This post is the first in a four-part series that will dive into developing applications in a serverless way. These insights are derived from several years working with hundreds of developers while they built and operated serverless applications and functions.

The platform was the serverless platform from but these lessons can also apply to AWS Lambda, Google Cloud Functions, Azure Functions, and IBM’s OpenWhisk project. (Note that I was on the founding team at but am now an independent consultant on serverless processing.)