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Serverless Integration Design Patterns with Azure

By : Abhishek Kumar, Srinivasa Mahendrakar
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Serverless Integration Design Patterns with Azure

By: Abhishek Kumar, Srinivasa Mahendrakar

Overview of this book

With more enterprises adapting cloud-based and API-based solutions, application integration has become more relevant and significant than ever before. Parallelly, Serverless Integration has gained popularity, as it helps agile organizations to build integration solutions quickly without having to worry about infrastructure costs. With Microsoft Azure’s serverless offerings, such as Logic Apps, Azure Functions, API Management, Azure Event Grid and Service Bus, organizations can build powerful, secure, and scalable integration solutions with ease. The primary objective of this book is to help you to understand various serverless offerings included within Azure Integration Services, taking you through the basics and industry practices and patterns. This book starts by explaining the concepts of services such as Azure Functions, Logic Apps, and Service Bus with hands-on examples and use cases. After getting to grips with the basics, you will be introduced to API Management and building B2B solutions using Logic Apps Enterprise Integration Pack. This book will help readers to understand building hybrid integration solutions and touches upon Microsoft Cognitive Services and leveraging them in modern integration solutions. Industry practices and patterns are brought to light at appropriate opportunities while explaining various concepts.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)

Serverless Integration with Microsoft Azure

In the current era of cloud adoption, enterprises are heavily investing in new platforms, services, and frameworks. They are also moving closer to a customer-focused approach with new offerings to new customers in a geographically extended customer base. Gone are the days of queuing outside of shops in order to get a new device or standing in line to perform a single bank transaction. With new business models and technological innovation, everything is now available at our fingertips. We have witnessed this with the rise of endless online platforms such as LinkedIn, Netflix, Google, Facebook, and Twitter.

This book will explain how integration has changed across different industries, with more cloud adoption and innovation occurring in the software sector. Throughout this book, we will use step-by-step processes to explain key integration concepts, and each chapter will dive into the details of the individual service components of the Microsoft Azure Integration stack. Whether you are new to integration or are experienced in the integration field, each chapter will provide you with valuable technical information that can be implemented within your enterprise solutions.

As the title suggests, this chapter will give a basic overview of Microsoft Azure Integration Services and how it has evolved from being an on-premises integration stack to a cloud-first integration framework. So, fasten your seatbelt and join us on this great journey of integration!

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to serverless platforms
  • Advantages and disadvantages of serverless architecture
  • Introduction to Azure Integration Services
  • Components of Azure Integration Services