There are some use cases of serverless that need to be stateful—such as long-running workflows, human approved processes, and e-commerce shopping cart applications. Durable Functions, an extension to the Azure Functions runtime that brings stateful and orchestration capabilities to serverless functions. Durable Functions stands alone in the serverless space, providing stateful functions and a way to define serverless workflows programmatically.
We’re excited to share that Forrester has named Microsoft as a Leader in the inaugural report, The Forrester New Wave™: Function-As-A-Service Platforms, Q1 2020 based on their evaluation of Azure Functions.
Cloud computing has opened new paradigms that enable enterprises to reach new levels of productivity and scale. At the tip of that spear is serverless computing, enabling developers, teams, and organizations to focus on business logic and leave hosting and scaling of resources to the cloud platform.
Last week at //Build, Microsoft announced some exciting new technology called the Bot Framework. It allows developers to create intelligent bots to interact with users in a natural way.
The public release of our Logic Apps Preview Refresh brings a number of major improvements to the platform, design, deploy, and manage experiences based on feedback we've received from users.
Azure Logic Apps is a powerful new service in Azure for integration and workflows in the cloud. I was able to use Logic Apps to do a real-time integration of my Microsoft Band data with Power BI and Twitter.
Join us Thursday (June 25) at 11am PDT as we host a live broadcast for our community. We want you to come and learn more about what we’re working on, and answer your questions.