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Azure Serverless Computing Cookbook

By : Praveen Kumar Sreeram
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Azure Serverless Computing Cookbook

By: Praveen Kumar Sreeram

Overview of this book

Microsoft provides a solution to easily run small segment of code in the Cloud with Azure Functions. Azure Functions provides solutions for processing data, integrating systems, and building simple APIs and microservices. The book starts with intermediate-level recipes on serverless computing along with some use cases on benefits and key features of Azure Functions. Then, we’ll deep dive into the core aspects of Azure Functions such as the services it provides, how you can develop and write Azure functions, and how to monitor and troubleshoot them. Moving on, you’ll get practical recipes on integrating DevOps with Azure functions, and providing continuous integration and continous deployment with Visual Studio Team Services. It also provides hands-on steps and tutorials based on real-world serverless use cases, to guide you through configuring and setting up your serverless environments with ease. Finally, you’ll see how to manage Azure functions, providing enterprise-level security and compliance to your serverless code architecture. By the end of this book, you will have all the skills required to work with serverless code architecture, providing continuous delivery to your users.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)

Sending application telemetry details via email

One of the post-live activities of your application would be to receive a notification email about the details of the health, errors, response time, and so on at least once a day.

Azure Function provide us with the ability to get all the basic details using a function template with the code that's is responsible for retrieving all the required values from the AI and the plumbing code of framing the email body and sending the email using SendGrid. We will look at how to do that in this recipe.

Getting ready

  1. Create a new SendGrid account if you have not yet created one and get the SendGrid API key.
  2. Create a new AI account if you don't have one already.
  3. Make sure you...