Perform long-running Logic Apps tasks with Durable Functions

Logic Apps has a default limit of 120 seconds on synchronous actions.  This is already quite long; it does not make sense to perform actions in a synchronous fashion if they take longer.  For such long running tasks, Logic Apps provides two options: Polling action pattern: initiate the long running action and interrogate its status … Continue reading Perform long-running Logic Apps tasks with Durable Functions

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My experiences on liquid templates in Azure API Management

Recently, I had the chance to apply Liquid templates within Azure API Management policies.  I stumbled upon some caveats, that I want to share with you. Scenario My scenario was to expose a legacy SOAP service in a restful way.  As the customer had already API Management in place, including VNET integration, it was obvious … Continue reading My experiences on liquid templates in Azure API Management

End-to-end correlation across Logic Apps

When using a generic and decoupled integration design, your integrations span often multiple Logic Apps.  For troubleshooting purposes, it's important to be able to correlate these separate Logic Apps with each other.  Recently, a new feature has been introduced to improve this. Existing correlation functionality Let's create a Logic App with a simple request trigger. … Continue reading End-to-end correlation across Logic Apps

Concurrency control for push-triggered Logic Apps

Finally! Concurrency control for push triggers has been released!  This is an EXTREMELY useful feature in serverless workflows.  The scalability of your serverless middleware is often in high contrast with backend systems that cannot handle many parallel calls.  With this feature, we don't need to perform additional plumbing with an intermediate queue to throttle towards … Continue reading Concurrency control for push-triggered Logic Apps

This Month I’ve Read – February 2018

In this “This Month I’ve Read” series, I want to share some blogs / articles concerning Microsoft Enterprise Integration that really drew my attention throughout the last month.  Here you can find my selection for this month. Glenn Colpaert - Build high performance API's with Azure Search This blog explains how easily you can enable fast querying … Continue reading This Month I’ve Read – February 2018