Azure Functions

Steph Locke has taken a shine to Azure Functions:

Azure Functions take care of all the hosting, all the retry logic, all the parallelisation, all the authentication gubbins, all the monitoring for you. The only bits of code you really have to write is the important stuff – the code that implements the business process. This makes a coding project go from >500 lines to <50, and it should be better quality too! This is super handy for data integration, and I would recommend it over and above Data Factory, unless you need to do some Hadoop stuff and maybe not even then.

The wag in me says that with F#, you could take it from 50 lines to 10…  Read the whole thing.

Related Posts

The Uniqueness of Cosmos DB Unique Keys

Hasan Savran explains the scope of unique keys in Cosmos DB: I wrote about Unique Keys and tried to explain how they work in one of my earlier post. It’s common to use SQL Server’s Primary Key or Unique Indexes to explain Unique Keys of Azure Cosmos DB. If you have a Primary Key in a […]

Read More

The Databricks File System

Brad Llewellyn takes us through the Azure Databricks File System: Today, we’re going to talk about the Databricks File System (DBFS) in Azure Databricks.  If you haven’t read the previous posts in this series, Introduction, Cluster Creation and Notebooks, they may provide some useful context.  You can find the files from this post in our GitHub Repository.  Let’s move on […]

Read More

Categories

December 2016
MTWTFSS
« Nov Jan »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031