Serverless is all the rage, now you can get in on the action using R!Azure Functionsupports 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 theR 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.