This article is a part of a series that looks at serverless from diverse points of view and provides pragmatic guides that help in adopting serverless architecture, tackling practical challenges in serverless, and discussing how serverless enables reactive event-driven architectures. The articles stay clear of a Cloud provider serverless services, only referring to those in examples (AWS being a common reference). The articles in this series are published periodically and can be searched with the tag “openupserverless.”
In this article, we discuss considerations of running serverless at scale. The article also talks about the architectures currently popular for achieving this Serverless Architecture for Scale use cases and how and when we can optimally use the Serverless architecture for scale with AWS Lambda and Dynamo DB exemplar scalable options.