Key Differences in Security, Management for Serverless vs. Containers


Serverless functions and containers are two of the hottest topics in the IT world today. They’re also two technologies that share a lot in common — after all, both are ways to deploy code inside isolated, discrete environments. They are by no means identical technologies, but in the abstract, they function in similar ways.

And yet.

Much confusion exists about best practices and security management and how they differ between serverless and containers. Among the issues to consider, you must decide how to change your architecture strategy when dealing with serverless functions as opposed to containers.

This article answers those questions by comparing and contrasting serverless and containers. We’ll provide an overview of what these two technologies have in common and explain how deployment, management and security strategies for serverless workloads and containerized workloads compare.


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