Azure Functions

Azure Functions is an event driven, compute-on-demand experience that extends the existing Azure application platform with capabilities to implement code triggered by events occurring in other Azure services, SaaS products, and on-premises systems. With Azure Functions, your applications scale based on demand and you pay only for the resources you consume. Azure Functions provides an intuitive, browser-based user interface allowing you to create scheduled or triggered pieces of code implemented in a variety of programming languages.

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  1. Durable Function Trigger Throttling

    When triggering a durable function from a queue, there should more controls to throttle function executions. Need a way to limit the total number of executions running at one time. Executions need to finish before more can be started. As currently implemented more and more functions are started before others are finished. This overwhelms downstream resources. I have tried the options outlined in https://github.com/Azure/azure-functions-durable-extension/issues/1067 but it doesn't help and there is no traction in that thread.

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  2. CPU Time/%/Memory should be available in metrics when running on an App Service Plan

    When getting alerts on high cpu ( or memory) for an app service plan, it is currently impossible to see what is consuming the cpu if both webapps and functions are running on the same App Service Plan

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  4. First class support for Deno

    Will we get first class support for Deno now that its reached version 1.0 https://deno.land/v1?

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  5. Set partitionKey property in Event Hub output binding

    In an IoT scenario combining EventHub with StreamAnalytics, it is important that the EventHub is partitionned properly to allow writing a "parallel" query in Stream Analytics.

    The current EventHub SDK allows to specify the partition key on a new batch of event before sending to EventHub, but this option is not available when we use an EventHub output binding.

    Using the EventHub SDK in an Azure function is not an option as the function has to recreate the connection at each execution, and this is very slow, causing a function timeout in our tests.

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  6. Support for PHP

    PHP support timelines.
    This is the only reason my company still uses AWS

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  7. How do we support Open API for Azure Functions 2?

    Open Api support for Azure Functions 2 - Directly, without the need for Api Management service.
    API Interface/integration is a core feature of an API. Shouldn't need another product to enable it.

    thanks

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  8. template string (e.g. {queueTrigger}) support for array inputs

    Inputs to the function app must be an object in order to support template string syntax, e.g. when specifying a partition key on a table storage input.

    Sometimes we don't control the input: stream analytics sends an array of events to the function app. In these cases, it's not possible to specify template strings, since the input is not a flat JSON object.

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  10. Support for Java in Windows

    There is currently support for Azure Functions using Java in Linux Environments, however adding support for Java Functions to Windows Environments would be helpful as some don't have the want/need to use linux.

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  11. Add RPC support for Azure Functions

    RPC support for Azure functions to allow compile-time verification of RPC calls. As it is, HTTP trigger endpoints are not verifiable at compile-time.

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  12. Support .Net Core 3 Run time and NetStandard 2.1 function assemblies

    Add support for functions implemented in .Net core assemblies compiled against NetStandard 2.1 running on the .net core 3.0 run time.

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  13. Add option to run function app with Package URL with System Assigned Identity

    Add support to run the function app using system assigned identity with Package URL where the package exists in storage account. so instead of using SAS, it can use System Assigned identity to run the function from package URL

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  14. Support properties of {DateTime}

    Binding expression {DateTime} should support all properties of C# DateTime object - e.g. using {DateTime.Year} to only get the year

    the syntax {DateTime.Year} currently does not throw an error but still returns the same as {DateTime} which is also inconsistent behavior

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  15. Enable triggering of Azure functions based on an event in RabbitMQ

    Hello, we are having a scenario where we should be able to trigger a function when a message is added to RabbitMQ. This would be really helpful in using Azure functions to integrate with other Message queuing platforms that support AMQP protocol.

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  16. Do not hardcode EventHubName and ConsumerGroup in c# trigger attributes

    Currently, EventHubName and ConsumerGroup are hardcoded in the trigger attribute:

    [EventHubTrigger("eventHubName", Connection = "ConnectionStringSettingKey", ConsumerGroup = "ConsumerGroup")] EventData[] events

    Only the connection string is read from configuration and can be changed between local debug and different slots.

    Create a possibility to read EventHubName and ConsumerGroup from the slots configuration.

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  17. @EventhubOutPut supporting Partitionkey

    Currently its not clear from the document whether @EventHubOutPut supports a partitionKey to write the events. There is no examples for java. Can the below document be updated ?

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/functions-bindings-event-hubs#trigger---event-metadata

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  18. authentication

    Allow authentication to Azure functions with accounts that have MFA enabled.

    Currently, if you use functions as middleware for a non-authenticated client app (like wasm blazor), there is no way to authenticate to a function middleware layer if your account is MFA enabled. This could be either a) having some kind of ms auth phone-like app connection to do the auth or 2) to do pre-auth like is done with logic apps and some of the connectors (e.g. twitter).

    I think this could take any of a number of forms, but is definitely a current limitation when integrating serverless applications.

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    It’s unclear exactly what is breaking in the example scenario. MFA as a feature of AAD can work here, especially if the public client is using one of the identity SDKs for login. Is this specific to a given provider, or more around a general pattern?

    There are patterns in Durable Functions for dealing with human interaction flows if looking to build your own MFA flow: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/durable/durable-functions-overview?tabs=csharp#human

  19. 'indirect' strings

    I have created several Azure Functions, and recently saw that it is possible to use 'indirect' strings using the "%setting-value%" format.
    This approach is seriously flawed - I added some such connection strings, but adding them caused the function to stop writing a message to the out queue.

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  20. Built-in role for Azure functions

    There is now built-in role Azure functions. I would like see soem built-in role for Azure Functions. For example,


    1. Developer Role

    2. Platform Admin role

    3. Read-only role

    4. Security role.

    is there any roadmap for built-in role for Azure Functions.

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    I believe the request here is for roles like an equivalent of “Web App Contributor” which adjusts specific permissions different from the standard “Contributor” Role.

    It’s a valid request, but currently unplanned. Please keep the votes coming, and it would be great to get some examples of what proposed roles might look like.

    Do remember that you can always create custom roles: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/role-based-access-control/custom-roles

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