Go serverless with R Scripts on Azure Function

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Serverless is all the rage, now you can get in on the action using R! Azure Function supports a variety of languages (C#, F#, js, batch, PowerShell, Python, php and the list is growing). However, R is not natively supported. In the following blog we describe how you can run R scripts on Azure Function using the R site extension.


Azure Functions can be used in several scenarios because of the broad choice of triggers offered:

  • Timer trigger, executes a Function on a schedule.
  • Http trigger, execute a Function after an HTTP call.
  • Azure Queue Storage, Service Bus, Blob Storage, triggers the function when a new object or message is received.

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Learn about it in the Azure blog.

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