Blog posts tagged with: Functions

How to trigger and query an Azure Entity Function without using an ordinary function - just use the built in HTTP webhooks!

by Patrick Lee on 08 May 2022 in categories tech BigData with tags AzureFunctions Functions DurableFunctions

A simpler way to create and query Azure Entity Functions (previously called Durable Entities): just use the built in webhooks.

Azure Durable Functions: not necessarily suitable for orchestrating large numbers of tasks

by Patrick Lee on 20 Apr 2021 in categories tech BigData with tags Azure SErverless Functions

Microsoft's Durable Functions (see ) are a very useful tool for performing some complex tasks in a robust serverless way. But in situations where there is a large number of different tasks involved, they introduce their own overhead which can slow things down significantly. This is because if there ...