Durable Functions: A More Durable Azure Function

Joseph Song

Infrastructure serverless

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Serverless functions-as-a-service lets you run event-triggered code without having to explicitly provision or manage infrastructure. While they are powerful, they also have limitations. In this talk, we’ll discuss how Durable Functions can overcome the limitation by extending Azure Functions to let you write stateful functions in a serverless compute environment.

Type: Poster session (45 mins); Python level: Beginner; Domain level: Beginner

Joseph Song


Joseph Song is a PM for Azure Functions using Python at Microsoft. He’s worked at several other places as a Software Engineer including Amazon, Qualtrics, and Paxos. He’s active in the Python community and enjoys creating videos and demos for the Microsoft Azure Python Discord group. In his free time, he’s playing board games, hiking, and playing DotA.