The Lexicon

"Wait, what?" A glossary of jargon.


Serverless computing or just serverless is a cloud computation model built around the idea of on-demand, ephemeral computing. A typical characteristic is that you pay only for exactly what you use, often to the millisecond.

Not to be confused with the Serverless framework, another tool for developing serverless apps.


Terraform is an infrastructure-as-code tool by HashiCorp. AssemblyLift uses Terraform internally to manage infrastructure.

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