Azure Services/PaaS or E2E-scaffolding for Facebook GraphQL/Relay
There is something beyond Azure App-Services and Functions; Facebook GraphQL as a service, end-to-end which should in clude a CQRS "back-end" (REDIS...) and API-Mgmt/Monitoring features. Here are some examples: https://www.graph.cool/features/ and https://scaphold.io/... but we leverage Azure, so we are currently developing with graphql in AppServices...
This remains unplanned. Keep the votes coming.
The ability to automatically provision database resources based on a provided graphql schema is a "killer feature" of AWS AppSync. In my mind, providing a GraphQL-as-a-service is really about adding a new Azure service which would integrate with Azure Functions, but also integrate with other Azure services like CosmosDB.
I opened up a request for this new service here:
Bram van Neerven commented
I hope it is not inappropriate to share links to MS competitor's sites, but if Azure will develop a GraphQL service, i'd expect it can do the same things as AWS AppSync (https://aws.amazon.com/appsync/).
In fact, right now the only thing keeping me from choosing Azure over AWS for my ideas is such a 'GraphQL-as-a-service' solution. It is possible to develop a GraphQL endpoint using Azure Functions and Apollo, but AWS supports things like subscriptions out of the box, which are really essential in a lot of applications.