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    A Pace-Layered Integration Architecture

    Posted by Dan Toomey on 05 July 2018

    Architecture, Azure, BizTalk Server, Integration, iPaaS, Microsoft, Microsoft iPaaS, Article, Technology, Learning & Development, Integrate2018, Systems of Differentiation, Systems of Innovation, Message Bus, MSBTS, Systems of Record

    Integration at Pace Within the Adaptive Enterprise

    In the modern enterprise, it is rare to see a single monolith application that rules the entire landscape. While there still may be a large mainframe or another system which holds the principal data and source of truth (SoT) for an organisation, most landscapes today...

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    Azure Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) – Logic Apps and the Azure Integration Services

    Posted by Paco de la Cruz on 01 February 2018

    Azure API Management, Azure Functions, iPaaS, Logic Apps, Service Bus, Blog, Vision & Digital Transformation, Technology

    Introduction

    A year ago, I wrote a post about this very same topic, the Microsoft Azure Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS). At that time, the core iPaaS product offering, Azure Logic Apps, was roughly 6 months old, since it’s generally available launch. Since the launch date, we’ve seen an impressive release...

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    Transforming JSON Objects in Logic Apps

    Posted by Paco de la Cruz on 18 May 2017

    Azure, Development, Enterprise Integration Patterns, iPaaS, JSON, Logic Apps, Blog, Technology

    Introduction

    Many integration scenarios require translating messages from one data model to another. This is described in the Message Translator Enterprise Integration Pattern. Some of these might be:

    • Translation between two different proprietary data models
    • Translation between a proprietary data model and an...
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    Implementing the Polling Consumer Pattern using Azure Logic Apps

    Posted by Paco de la Cruz on 11 May 2017

    Azure, Development, Enterprise Integration Patterns, iPaaS, Logic Apps, Polling, Blog, Technology

    Introduction

    When implementing integration projects, it's quite common that upstream systems don't have the capabilities to push messages to downstream systems, or that due to different constraints or non-functional requirements, the receivers are required to pull for messages from those systems. Gregor Hohpe...

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    Microsoft Azure Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) – Logic Apps, Azure Functions, API Management and Service Bus working together

    Posted by Paco de la Cruz on 10 February 2017

    Azure, Azure API Management, Azure Functions, iPaaS, Logic Apps, Microsoft iPaaS, Service Bus, Blog, Technology

    [UPDATE] A newer version of this post has been published here. 

     

    Introduction

    If you work for an established organisation going through Digital Transformation or in a modern company born in the digital era, the chances are that IT is required to implement integration solutions more than ever before. Whether an...

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