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Rahul SawhneyBeginning Azure Functions https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4444-9_5

5. Azure Durable Functions

Rahul Sawhney1 
Hyderabad, India
In this chapter, I will cover the following topics:
  • Overview of the Durable Functions extension

  • Bindings for the Durable Functions extension

  • Performance and scale of durable functions

  • Creating durable functions using Azure Portal

  • Disaster recovery and geodistribution of durable functions

Overview of Durable Functions

Durable Functions is an extension to Azure Functions that allows you to write stateful functions in a serverless environment by managing checkpoints, state, and restarts for you.

Durable Functions uses a new type of function called an orchestrator function , which lets you define ...

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