Run .exe Application in Azure Functions in Powerful Way

When you need to run some executable file/console application in cloud, you don’t want to run to take care about a VM/container. A lot of workloads can be made totally serverless with Azure Functions only – with tricks described in this post.

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Sections in Azure App configuration as in appsettings.json

Do you have some Application settings in appsettings.json for App Service (or Azure Function) structured in sections? And do you know how to set up same structure as Application settings in Azure?

It’s easy – just write Application settings Key in format Section:MyAttribute

for appsettings.json:

{
  "myGreatApi": {
    "baseUrl": "https://localhost:7071/api/",
    "version": 2,
  }
}

will Application settings look like:

myGreatApi:baseUrl
myGreatApi:version

Running Azure Functions in Docker container – crashes on production

One day I have deployed my Azure Function app into container to production server (.NET Core on Linux). And app started to fail after few minutes, without any reason, with exit code 137. This post describes how I debugged the problem – to my suprise, it was caused by .NET Garbage Collector.

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Running Azure Functions on your infrastructure

With Azure Functions, you don’t need to care how to run your serverless functions. But what to do, if you want to care and run it by yourself? This post describes how to run your Azure Functions application on own infrastructure with Docker.

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