Robust Cloud Integration with Azure

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  • Explore new models of robust cloud integration in Microsoft Azure
  • Create your own connector and learn how to publish and manage it
  • Build reliable, scalable, and secure business workflows using Azure Logic Apps
  • Simplify SaaS connectivity with Azure using Logic Apps
  • Connect your on-premises system to Azure securely
  • Get to know more about Logic Apps and how to connect to on-premises “line-of-business” applications using Microsoft BizTalk Server

Microsoft is focusing heavily on Enterprise connectivity so that developers can build scalable web and mobile apps and services in the cloud. In short, Enterprise connectivity from anywhere and to any device. These integration services are being offered through powerful Azure-based services.

This book will teach you how to design and implement cloud integration using Microsoft Azure. It starts by showing you how to build, deploy, and secure the API app. Next, it introduces you to Logic Apps and helps you quickly start building your integration applications. We’ll then go through the different connectors available for Logic Apps to build your automated business process workflow.

Further on, you will see how to create a complex workflow in Logic Apps using Azure Function. You will then add a SaaS application to your existing cloud applications and create Queues and Topics in Service Bus on Azure using Azure Portal. Towards the end, we’ll explore event hubs and IoT hubs, and you’ll get to know more about how to tool and monitor the business workflow in Logic Apps.

Using this book, you will be able to support your apps that connect to data anywhere—be it in the cloud or on-premises.

  • Build and support highly available and scalable API Apps by learning powerful Azure-based cloud integration
  • Deploy and deliver applications that integrate seamlessly in the cloud and quickly adapt as per your integration needs
  • Deploy hybrid applications that work and integrate on the cloud (using Logic Apps and BizTalk Server)
Page Count 696
Course Length 20 hours 52 minutes
ISBN 9781786465573
Date Of Publication 22 Mar 2017


Mahindra Morar

Mahindra Morar has been working in the IT sector from 1997, developing Windows and website enterprise applications. In 2009, he has been focusing primarily on integrating systems as a principle integration consultant.

Having come from an electronics engineering background, he is able to use this knowledge to design solutions that integrate between wetware, software and hardware.

Abhishek Kumar

Abhishek Kumar works with New Zealand Trade and Enterprise as an integration and data specialist. He is a Microsoft Azure MVP with deep expertise in software development and design. He is a co-author of Robust Cloud Integration and a seasoned contributor to Microsoft blogs, forums, and events. As a technological evangelist, he is specialized in cloud-based technologies such as Azure Functions, Microsoft Graph, Logic Apps, Web API, and Cosmos DB, along with various Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) such as Salesforce, Office 365, and ServiceNow. As a technology advocate, he promotes loosely coupled solution design along with event-based programming.

Gyanendra Kumar Gautam

Gyanendra Kumar Gautam is a BizTalk consultant, specialized in integration solutions across enterprise and cloud with Microsoft’s suite of tools and services. He is currently working with Synegrate as Sr. Cloud Integration Architect in the San Francisco Bay Area, helping customers to hook their stuff together within their enterprise by providing unified integration solutions, both on-premise and on the cloud.

Prior to Synegrate, Gautam was with Microsoft as a PFE (Premier Field Engineer). In this role he was responsible for ensuring the success of enterprise integration solution using Microsoft BizTalk Server within customers' IT operations by providing deep technical skills for proactive and reactive delivery that involved technically complex or politically sensitive situations in large, enterprise-scale environments.

Ashish Bhambhani

Ashish Bhambhani is an Integration Sr. Premier Field Engineer working for Microsoft. He lives in the Seattle region. He has been working in the integration space for more than a decade. In his current role he helps Microsoft’s enterprise customers by architecting, designing, building, and maintaining their integration solutions. Recently, he has been able to roll out Azure technologies enterprise-wide for his clients and replace their legacy solutions. He is a content creator and master trainer for some of a Microsoft’s training that is delivered to clients worldwide. Additionally, he was part of the team that wrote the BizTalk performance whitepaper for

James Corbould

James Corbould has been working in the IT sector since 2003, developing and supporting applications in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Since 2010, James has been working in the software integration field, designing and building integration solutions using Microsoft technologies such as BizTalk, SQL Server, WCF, .NET, and now Azure, for a wide range of different customers. Recently, he has been working in the health insurance sector and in the building supplies sector.James currently works for Datacom Systems as a consultant and team lead.

Martin Abbott

Martin Abbott is a Microsoft Azure MVP living in Perth, Western Australia. He started his career developing subroutines for commercial computational fluid dynamics software, eventually moving on to more mainstream development and systems integration.

He has been working with BizTalk Server since the early days of the product, has spent a lot of time with WCF, but more recently has moved in to providing his customers with integration solutions spanning both on-premises and cloud workloads.