Amazon Web Services Inc. makes life easier for developers with the general availability of a new service that automates the deployment of containerized and serverless software applications in its cloud.
AWS Proton is an application delivery service that enables platform teams to quickly and easily build a stack that defines the infrastructure resources, continuous delivery pipeline, and observability tools they want to use, the company said today.
Containers, which host the components of modern applications that can run on any computing platform, are becoming increasingly popular as they help businesses become more agile. The same is true of serverless, a model that allows developers to build and run applications without having to manage servers. There are still servers in serverless, but they are abstracted from app development.
However, container-based and serverless apps add complexity in new ways. The problem is that they are made up of dozens of …