Build apps faster with a serverless architecture
Accelerate your development with an event-driven, serverless compute experience. Scale on demand and pay only for the resources you consume.
Take advantage of serverless compute with Functions
Easily develop the necessary apps, by making use of straightforward, serverless functions that adjust to your needs. Make use of any programming language, without the concern of servers or infrastructures.
Manage your apps instead of infrastructure
Concentrate on developing excellent apps, without the worry of provisioning and maintaining servers. Azure Functions gives you a completely controlled compute platform with sufficient dependability and safety. By using scale on demand, your code receives the compute resources it requires, when it requires them, leaving you relieved from having to plan for capacity matters.
Optimise for business logic
Develop your way
Develop functions in any programming language of your choice, and in a user-friendly web-based interface or develop and debug locally from your machine using your preferred building tool. Make the most of in-built constant deployment and utilise integrated monitoring tools to fix problems. Influence identical function code for various targets, such as Cloud service, Azure Stack or IoT Edge.
Web application backends
Online orders are picked up from a queue, processed and the resulting data is stored in a database.
Mobile application backends
Colleagues use mobile banking to reimburse each other for lunch: the person who paid for lunch requests repayment through his mobile app, triggering a notification on his colleagues’ phones.
Real-time file processing
Patient records are securely uploaded as PDF files. That data is then decomposed, processed using OCR detection and added to a database for easy queries.
Real-time stream processing
Huge amounts of telemetry data is collected from a massive cloud app. That data is processed in near-real time and stored in a DB for use in an analytics dashboard.
Automation of scheduled tasks
A customer database is analysed for duplicate entries every 15 minutes, to avoid multiple communications being sent out to the same customers.
Extending SaaS applications
A SaaS solution provides extensibility through webhooks, which can be implemented through Functions, to automate certain workflows.