On Twitter, there was some noise about a new Logic Apps connector for Azure Key Vault. As I love both of these Azure services, I was tempted to give it a try. You can read here my first impressions. Operations The available operations are quite impressive. I can't think immediately of anything that is missing. … Continue reading My first findings on the Azure Key Vault connector
Modern applications work often reactive, based on a wide range of events. For that purpose, webhooks offer a simple and fast way to spin up processes, fired from these events. Let's have a look at what webhooks actually are. Webhooks versus polling When the concept of webhooks is explained, they are mostly compared with polling. … Continue reading An introduction to webhooks
Recently, I used Azure Data Factory again to build a big data ingestion pipeline. The input data came from different sources, but needed to end up eventually in Azure Blob Storage. Everything went pretty smooth and I had my data in the desired format, inside the expected blob container. One final task that remained: I … Continue reading Delete blobs in Azure Data Factory by leveraging MSI
Just a short note to myself about Logic Apps deployment! I took me a while to figure out how to get the URL of a Logic App after an ARM deployment, because I needed it as an app setting for my Web App. Apparently, there's a listCallbackURL function, that provides this functionality. I used it … Continue reading Get request URL after Logic Apps deployment
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. Michael Stephenson - Considerations for hardening API's This extended blog post guides you through the possibilities to secure your API's … Continue reading This Month I’ve Read – January 2018
In this “This Month I’ve Read” series, I want to share 5 blogs / articles concerning Microsoft Enterprise Integration that really drew my attention throughout the last month. Here you can find my selection for this month. Sumit Kumar - Monitor Logic Apps in Log Analytics Logic Apps has already an OMS solution, with a pre-defined view … Continue reading This Month I’ve Read – November 2017
In my previous post, I've explained how you can enable OMS monitoring in Logic Apps. In the meantime, the product team has implemented some new features to the OMS plugin, so let's have a look at what has been added to our toolbox. Mass Resubmit This feature allows you to perform a multi-select of the … Continue reading Logic Apps OMS Monitoring – Feedback from the field!
Today, I feel extremely honoured to have received the following mail in my mailbox! I've been awarded as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), in the Microsoft Azure category! This is the biggest recognition and appreciation for many years of community work that I can think of! This definitely motivates me to continue my efforts … Continue reading Microsoft MVP Award!