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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)

Handling massive ingress using Event Hub for IoT and similar scenarios

In many scenarios, you might have to handle massive amounts of incoming data, where the incoming data might be coming from sensors and telemetry data, and it could be as simple as the data sent from your Fitbit devices from many end users who use it continuously. In these scenarios, we need to have a reliable solution that is capable of handling massive amounts of data. Azure Event Hubs is one such solution that Azure provides. In this recipe, you will learn how to integrate Event Hubs and Azure Functions.

Getting ready

Perform the following steps:

  1. Create an Event Hub namespace by navigating to Internet of Things and choosing Event Hubs.
  1. Once the Event...