Azure compute is an on demand computing services for your application. It provides computing resources like disk, storage, processor and memory and operating system. These resources are available on-demand and can be available in minutes or seconds. You have to pay only for the resources you use.
Linux, Windows Server, SQL Server, IBM, Oracle, SAP are all supported by Azure with a wide range of solutions for computing dedicated to serving development, testing, running applications and even extending the datacenters as per the need with the growth of the application. Even Virtual Machines (VMs) can easily be run with Azure and each service is capable of providing varieties of options as per the need and demand. Listed below are the services provided with Azure Compute Services.
- Azure App Service: It is a managed PaaS offering for hosting web apps, mobile app back ends, RESTful APIs, or automated business processes.
- Azure Virtual Machines: It is an IaaS service, allowing us to deploy and manage VMs inside a virtual network (VNet).
- Azure Container Instances: It offers the fastest and most straightforward way to run a container in Azure without having to provision any virtual machines and without having to adopt a high-level service.
- Azure Functions: Azure Functions is the serverless computing FaaS service hosted on the Microsoft Azure.