Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Azure Functions

473
523
+ 1
40
Hangfire

113
151
+ 1
16
Add tool
Get Advice from developers at your company using Private StackShare. Sign up for Private StackShare.
Learn More
Pros of Azure Functions
Pros of Hangfire
  • 12
    Pay only when invoked
  • 8
    Great developer experience for C#
  • 6
    Multiple languages supported
  • 5
    Great debugging support
  • 2
    Poor developer experience for C#
  • 2
    Easy scalability
  • 2
    Can be used as lightweight https service
  • 1
    WebHooks
  • 1
    Event driven
  • 1
    Azure component events for Storage, services etc
  • 6
    Integrated UI dashboard
  • 5
    Simple
  • 3
    Robust
  • 2
    In Memory
  • 0
    Cons
  • 0
    Simole

Sign up to add or upvote prosMake informed product decisions

Cons of Azure Functions
Cons of Hangfire
  • 1
    No persistent (writable) file system available
  • 1
    Poor support for Linux environments
  • 1
    Sporadic server & language runtime issues
  • 1
    Not suited for long-running applications
    Be the first to leave a con

    Sign up to add or upvote consMake informed product decisions

    - No public GitHub repository available -

    What is Azure Functions?

    Azure Functions is an event driven, compute-on-demand experience that extends the existing Azure application platform with capabilities to implement code triggered by events occurring in virtually any Azure or 3rd party service as well as on-premises systems.

    What is Hangfire?

    It is an open-source framework that helps you to create, process and manage your background jobs, i.e. operations you don't want to put in your request processing pipeline. It supports all kind of background tasks – short-running and long-running, CPU intensive and I/O intensive, one shot and recurrent.

    Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

    What companies use Azure Functions?
    What companies use Hangfire?
    See which teams inside your own company are using Azure Functions or Hangfire.
    Sign up for Private StackShareLearn More

    Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions

    What tools integrate with Azure Functions?
    What tools integrate with Hangfire?

    Sign up to get full access to all the tool integrationsMake informed product decisions

    What are some alternatives to Azure Functions and Hangfire?
    AWS Lambda
    AWS Lambda is a compute service that runs your code in response to events and automatically manages the underlying compute resources for you. You can use AWS Lambda to extend other AWS services with custom logic, or create your own back-end services that operate at AWS scale, performance, and security.
    Kubernetes
    Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
    Serverless
    Build applications comprised of microservices that run in response to events, auto-scale for you, and only charge you when they run. This lowers the total cost of maintaining your apps, enabling you to build more logic, faster. The Framework uses new event-driven compute services, like AWS Lambda, Google CloudFunctions, and more.
    Cloud Functions for Firebase
    Cloud Functions for Firebase lets you create functions that are triggered by Firebase products, such as changes to data in the Realtime Database, uploads to Cloud Storage, new user sign ups via Authentication, and conversion events in Analytics.
    Google Cloud Functions
    Construct applications from bite-sized business logic billed to the nearest 100 milliseconds, only while your code is running
    See all alternatives