Azure Container Apps overview

Azure Container Apps is a fully managed environment that enables you to run microservices and containerized applications on a serverless platform. Common uses of Azure Container Apps include:

  • Deploying API endpoints
  • Hosting background processing jobs
  • Handling event-driven processing
  • Running microservices

Applications built on Azure Container Apps can dynamically scale based on the following characteristics:

Example scenarios for Azure Container Apps.

Azure Container Apps enables executing application code packaged in any container and is unopinionated about runtime or programming model. With Container Apps, you enjoy the benefits of running containers while leaving behind the concerns of managing cloud infrastructure and complex container orchestrators.


With Azure Container Apps, you can:

1 Applications that scale on CPU or memory load can't scale to zero.

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