You’re using Azure Functions, and need to decide on the types to use in your C# code in order to implement whatever you’re trying to achieve. In today’s world of powerful cloud computing with sometimes cheap or downright free resources, is it worth pondering over the best type to use ? After all, you get 400,000 GB-s for free per month as part of the consumption plan. And the code within this Azure Function will be just a few dozen lines, tops. Would it matter selecting an efficient data structure for your implementation ?
Let’s get specific. Say storing 10 mil numbers is needed each minute as an interim step for further processing. Do you go with
List<int> ? Your 2 options below:
Oh, and you get to pay for the area under the graph of each function. How much does that come to ? Read on.Continue reading