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The Price of Popularity: Cara’s Costly Surge with Vercel Functions

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July 9, 2024

A recent article on highlights how the artist platform Cara, running their serverless backed on Vercel Functions, faced significant expenses due to a sudden surge in users. This case study provides valuable insights into the possible cost implications of serverless architectures, especially during rapid growth.

To provide a little more detail, your function usage spiked at 56 million function invocations per day on June 3 after the Cara app was rising in the App Store. Looks like your mobile app is consuming the API which is deployed to Vercel.

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Increased Popularity of Artist Platform Cara Led to Substantial Vercel Functions Expenses

By Steef-Jan Wiggers, InfoQ