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

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Edit & Resubmit in Logic Apps

What to do if a message is invalid?  The default answer is mostly to make corrections at the source system and resend the messages.  But… What if the source system cannot resend those messages in the right format?  What if the source is a very important customer of yours and we're dealing with just-in-time orders?  … Continue reading Edit & Resubmit in Logic Apps

Variables in parallel for-each loops

During the past weeks, I received quite some questions about the behaviour of variables inside a non-sequential for-each loop.  It does not always behave as one might expect.  This post describes a potential issue you might encounter, explains the reason why and provides a solution to get it solved. The problem Let's consider the following … Continue reading Variables in parallel for-each loops

Logic Apps Live Recap – February 14, 2018

This post contains a recap of the (almost) monthly Logic Apps Live webcast.  In case you missed it or you don’t want to watch the complete session, you can find here the most important highlights!  Watch the complete recording over here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4ajfDeWztk What’s new? Remove parallel branches: easily remove parallel branches in the designer. SOAP … Continue reading Logic Apps Live Recap – February 14, 2018

Inbound / outbound maps in Logic Apps!

BizTalk Server offers a great feature that both inbound (receive ports) and outbound maps (send ports) can be executed in dynamic fashion, depending on the message type of the message.  This message type is defined as rootNodeNamespace#rootNodeName.  Below, you can find an example of a receive port configured with several inbound maps. When migrating parts … Continue reading Inbound / outbound maps in Logic Apps!

This Month I’ve Read – December 2017

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. James Sturtevant - Running Azure Functions runtime in Kubernetes Since the Azure Funtions runtime is ported to .NET Core, you … Continue reading This Month I’ve Read – December 2017

My two cents on the Logic Apps pricing model!

Since begin November, a new pricing model has been introduced for Azure Logic Apps.  You can find the details over here.  This blog contains my personal opinion on the updated pricing model, based on the feedback I receive from (potential) customers I get in touch with, during my day-to-day job. The pricing model! Within Logic … Continue reading My two cents on the Logic Apps pricing model!

Logic Apps Live Recap – November 29, 2017

This post contains a recap of the (almost) monthly Logic Apps Live webcast.  In case you missed it or you don’t want to watch the complete session, you can find here the most important highlights!  Watch the complete recording over here. What's new? SOAP Connector: the most requested connector on UserVoice is finally there!  Fantastic!  The … Continue reading Logic Apps Live Recap – November 29, 2017