At first glance, serverless and web real-time doesn’t seem to easily match together. The aim of serverless is to have a very short-lived backend whereas web real-time require to keep an open connection with this backend. We were curious at Theodo to understand to what extent it was possible to add a real-time feature in our serverless web applications. I was in charge of migrating one of our web apps with a real-time feature to AWS Serverless. To do so, I benchmarked how to implement web real-time with a serverless architecture on AWS.



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