Cloudflare Workers is a serverless computing platform optimized to minimize latency to end users. Cloudflare runs every guest function in each server of its network's 175 points of presence, meaning code runs as close to the end user as possible, and is not confined to geographic regions. This requires overcoming a scalability challenge faced by container-based platforms: how to reduce each function's overhead enough to deploy them universally to a global server fleet.
This talk examines the design of Cloudflare Workers, how it fits into the serverless computing landscape, and the problems Worker scripts can solve.
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