Traditional web apps give you a lot of flexibility but have high costs. From hosting, to maintenance, to security, maintaining your own server for your application can be expensive, time-consuming, and highly technical work that can require a DevOps organization to manage effectively — adding another expense to the bottom line. In this series of posts, we’ll walk through creating a serverless app using Backand.com. This post will cover serverless app architecture, the project we’ll be building, and what Backand has to offer. What Is a Serverless App?