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Faster Networks and Cheaper Messages = Microservices = Functions = Edge (highscalability.com)
10 points by joeyespo 261 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 2 comments



Quite interesting, but the final point - not to worry about lock-in seems a little ridiculous to me. First off, it may hold for a simple product built in 12 hours but I have not yet seen a magic bullet that reduced the complexity of rebuilding software by several orders of magnitude. If you have something that took 2 years to build, it's not probable that cloud functions would reduce the rewrite barrier to anywhere near zero.

Secondly, there aren't that many alternatives - yet. This will probably be remedied.


this is good. Worth reading.




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