In this chapter, we created a stream analytics job using Stream Analytics tools for Visual Studio. Through this application, we demonstrated how to test Stream Analytics jobs with local sample data in Visual Studio, testing queries locally, monitoring jobs, and publishing to Azure from the Visual Studio environment. We created a Stream Analytics job step by step using the Azure portal itself. Finally, we defined how to provision a streaming job in Azure using the ARM template with its various input and output data sink resources.
In the next chapter, we'll be focusing on the stream processing logic in Azure stream, expressed in SQL-like query language to perform transformation, aggregation, and computation over real-time streams of events.