The cold starts delay request processing, slow down time-sensitive applications and websites.
Essentially, developers had to accept these shortcomings in safety and speed or altogether avoid using the serverless technology.
— Fastly (@fastly) July 21, 2021
Tyler McMullen, who serves the role of a CTO at Fastly, had this to say:
Fastly built Compute@Edge using WebAssembly, instead of using existing technologies for serverless computing, such as reusable containers.
James Governor, who serves the role of an analyst and co-founder at RedMonk, had this to say: