Serverless Computing: A Survey of Opportunities, Challenges and Applications [article]

Hossein Shafiei, Ahmad Khonsari, Payam Mousavi
2021 arXiv   pre-print
The topic of serverless computing has proved to be a controversial subject both within academic and industrial communities. Many have praised the approach to be a platform for a new era of computing and some have argued that it is in fact a step backward. Though, both sides agree that there exist challenges that must be addressed in order to better utilize its potentials. This paper surveys existing challenges toward vast adoption of serverless services and also explores some of the challenges
more » ... hat have not been thoroughly discussed in the previous studies. Each challenge is discussed thoroughly and a number of possible directions for future studies is proposed. Moreover, the paper reviews some of the unique opportunities and potentials that the serverless computing presents.
arXiv:1911.01296v4 fatcat:jk7e74dcqbcqrh7usbxjbvr52i