What is Microsoft Azure?
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure) is a cloud computing service created by Microsoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. It provides software as a service (SAAS), platform as a service and infrastructure as a service and supports many different programming languages, tools and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems.
What is MongoDB?
MongoDB (from humongous) is a free and open-source cross-platform document-oriented database program. Classified as a NoSQL database program, MongoDB uses JSON-like documents with schemas. MongoDB is developed by MongoDB Inc. and is free and open-source, published under a combination of the GNU Affero General Public License and the Apache License.
How to combine Microsoft Azure and MongoDB?
As announced at MongoDB World ‘17, MongoDB Atlas, the database-as-a-service provided by the creators of MongoDB, is now available on the three major public cloud providers: Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure.
Thru this tutorial, you will be guided thru these steps:
- Set up your development environment
- Create an Azure function in Visual Studio
- Write MongoDB CRUD queries
- Connect the Azure function to MongoDB Atlas
- Test the Azure function locally
- Deploy the Azure function to Microsoft Azure
- Configure and test the Azure function running on Microsoft Azure