Don’t Let Serverless Applications Dodge Performance Monitoring

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Serverless applications abstract the app from the underlying infrastructure. And that changes the IT team’s approach to application performance monitoring.

Serverless applications aren’t for everyone, as they make monitoring more difficult. While scaling and cost savings may be worth it for some developers, serverless apps come with higher test requirements and different monitoring strategies than traditional applications. The best way to ensure serverless applications function as intended is to have consistent back-end tests. While this may not anticipate every scenario, it is a good way to prevent any sort of regression and guarantee that code is operating within expectations in production.

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