Serverless Computing Using Azure Function

Serverless is the current ongoing trend in the cloud industry that allows you to focus on code without worrying about the underlying infrastructure and helps in cost optimizations by providing pay for what you use. This book provides a practical mentoring with a step-by-step guide on how to create and work on Azure functions. You will be benefited with various use cases, illustrations, and visual representation to address complex problems around serverless computing.

The book will help you to integrate Azure functions with other Azure services, seamlessly, without the need of writing much code. The book brings exclusive coverage on managing the deployment and security of the Azure functions. You will learn how to use different methods to monitor the Azure functions and how to perform correct diagnostics and troubleshooting without the use of any third-party integrations.

Towards the end of this book, you also learn to create rich dashboards and visualizations using Power BI to monitor and run analytics on Azure functions.

What you will learn
● Learn to easily create Azure functions using multiple tools and options.
● Learn to use triggers and bindings for integrating Azure functions with other Azure services.
● Get to know how to orchestrate the serverless workflow using Azure Durable functions.
● Learn to practice security mechanisms to secure Azure functions in the production environment.

Who this book is for
This book is for developers, DevOps engineers, technical specialists, architects and consultants at all levels, who want to build and deploy serverless applications with Azure functions. Some prior experience with C# (for developers) and fundamental Microsoft Azure services will help you to make the most of this book.

Table of Contents
1. Overview of Azure and Serverless Computing
2. Introduction to Azure Functions
3. Creating Your First Function
4. Azure Functions Triggers and Bindings
5. Durable Functions and Orchestration
6. Configuring Security for Azure Functions Security
7. Continuous Deployment for Azure Functions
8. Troubleshooting and Monitoring Azure Functions

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