Using Azure Container Instances for Ad Hoc Application Hosting
Let's assume your application is containerized. You are looking for hosting options and see that in Microsoft Azure you can use a managed Kubernetes cluster, an App Service plan, or a virtual machine (VM). All these options will serve your needs; still, they may be too complicated for your case. What if you need a simple service that would take your container, run it, and charge you only for the time it was used? Fortunately, we have Azure Container Instances – a simple solution for hosting and running containers only if you need them.
In this chapter, you will learn about the following:
- Provisioning and configuring a service
- Container groups as the main unit of work
- Security ...