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Explainer: What Is Serverless Architecture?

Web hosting has evolved. Say hello to serverless hosting. In the old days, there was only shared hosting. Typically very inexpensive, its primary feature is that hundreds or thousands of websites are packed onto a single server, with each site getting a…

What’s the Difference Between Cloud Computing and Serverless?

Just when you thought you understood cloud computing, a new concept appears: Serverless. The layman's understanding of “the cloud” is close enough to the definition of Serverless it can leave you scratching your head and wondering, “Wait, how exactly are they different?”…

Announcing NorthStack Serverless

We’re proud to announce a new concept in WordPress hosting: NorthStack™ Serverless Hosting. NorthStack elastically autoscales WordPress, Node, and static sites in a serverless hosting environment. WordPress users can now build and delpoy dynamic, interactive websites on a scalable, pay-as-you-go platform: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJQ-rQc4dgM&feature=youtu.be…

Why Companies Are Moving to Serverless Cloud Technology

Thinking about going serverless? Serverless architecture has become the go-to technology for companies like Coca-Cola, Netflix, and Airbnb. Why? Because you can hand-off server management and quickly scale to millions of requests in seconds, all without blowing your budget. If you’re toying…

How Serverless Technology is Changing the Security Paradigm

There are clear benefits to serverless technology with many enterprises already making or planning to make the change. Physical infrastructure and systems software are seemingly no longer issues that developers have to deal with, serverless applications are extremely elastic and easily scalable,…

What is Serverless? The 60 second answer.

It's a new day for web site hosting. Serverless is the new hotness in the hosting world. In the old days there was shared hosting which had its place. Typically very cheap, its primary feature is that hundreds or thousands of websites…