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. Add binding to Key Vault

    Functions often need password, API keys, and connection strings to connect to other services and retrieve data. It would be great if those secrets could easily be obtained from Key Vault.

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    Hi all,

    We’re pleased to announce a public preview of our Key Vault references feature, which you can learn more about here: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/simplifying-security-for-serverless-and-web-apps-with-azure-functions-and-app-service/

    There are some limitations to the initial preview, but we’re hoping to address those very soon. We’re looking forward to your feedback!

    Thank you,
    Matthew, Azure Functions team

  2. 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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    We just shipped a preview of this functionality today you can try out. In the coming weeks we will enable support to trigger within the Azure Functions Premium plan to receive serverless scale and a function plan to RabbitMQ endpoints within a private network. Please provide feedback and let us know if this meets needs as expected. Details can be found here:

    https://dev.to/azure/announcing-the-rabbitmq-extension-for-azure-functions-2mbo

  3. Retrieve function app keys from ARM template

    Make it possible to set/retrieve function app keys via ARM templates.
    This will make it easier to store it in the settings of an other service while rolling out an environment.

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  4. Support for Azure Alerts

    Currently you can only configure Azure Alerts on the App Plan that is hosting your Azure Function. However, it would be great to do this on a Function level to detect failures and other metrics.

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    update:

    We have been working on this, and are a few months out from enabling it.

    Alex
    Azure Functions team

    Original Update

    This is partially supported today. You can click through to the App Service Settings blade and click on the graph that shows up there.

    This lets you set up basic alerts on failure rates/etc or GB-sec thorughput.

    We’re adding Application Insights integration soon and that will provide even more options for setting up more granular alerts: github.com/Azure/azure-webjobs-sdk-script/i..

    -Chris, Functions PM

  5. False azure function status on azure portal

    There are 2 ways in which an azure function can be created, one from the portal itself and other through SDK for example .NET SDK using which you could create functions and deploy the function to azure from Visual Studio.

    Problem Scenario : When we deploy it from Visual Studio, the functions are deployed in a pre-compiled state and so we are not able to ENABLE or DISABLE the function from the portal itslef.

    Solution suggested by Azure Support : Have an application setting on the portal which will be set to true/false or 1/0 which will enable/disable the azure…

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  6. Allow running for greater than 10 minutes on a Consumption plan

    The current limit of 10 minutes is not viable for some processing scenarios we have. We cannot use Durable Functions to solve our processing needs either. We simply need more time. Let us configure a longer timeout than 10 minutes and pay you for the run time. :)

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  7. Allow customers to select the VM size their consumption plan runs on

    It's my understanding functions execute on an A1 size virtual machine, which has 1 core and 2GB memory. The customer has no way of changing this.

    Our processing requires a bit more beefy machine as it's CPU and memory intensive. We understand using a dedicated App Service Plan is an option, but we really like paying for only what we consume. Our jobs run infrequently and tend to be on the "longer" end of the run time scale.

    I'd love to be able to select the VM size we run on and pay accordingly with a consumption plan.

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