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Jul 17, 2018 20 tweets 4 min read
I’ve been thinking a lot about serverless architecture and I’ve realised what bugs me about it.

This is gonna be a long one. Not gonna lie, I wrote a draft first. If I hadn’t, this thread would end right before it got interesting because I’d get distracted by a butterfly. At its heart, serverless/FaaS/lambda/whatever-you-call-it works for me because it ties action to cost. The more I do (or the more inefficiently I do it), the more I pay. More users, more money. @gojkoadzic wrote about this years ago. It’s not new.…