Service Bus + Terraform

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I have worked with Azure Service Bus for years and one of the biggest challenges was always how to manage change on the Queues and Topics within a Service Bus Namespace. You could use a tool like Service Bus Explorer to manually make the changes, but this approach is manual and error prone….

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APIM – Centralised or Decentralised

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Ive just added a new article to the integration playbook to discuss centralised vs decentralised APIM https://www.integration-playbook.io/docs/centralised-or-decentralised-apim

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Integration Playbook – Azure Governance with Allowed Resource Type Policy

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Ive recently just added a section to the Integration Playbook talking about how architects can apply governance to their Azure Estate by looking at azure policies https://www.integration-playbook.io/docs/azure-policy-allowed-resources

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User Groups and Community in and around the North East

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In 2019 I decided to try and get out and about a bit more and to start exploring what there is these days in terms of IT community around the local area.  Newcastle Power BI User Group The Power BI user group is a new group started in 2019 and…

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Serverless 360 eBook

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My recent webinar about how I was using Serverless 360 has been converted into an ebook. Its available here:

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Serverless 360 Composite App Treeview

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I submitted a feature request to Saravana/Arun recently with requirements for a treeview to help me better understand my serverless estate and to manage it in Serverless 360. I also wrote a post for their blog about how cool the feature is and how it helps me:

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Microsoft Power Platform at Newcastle Power BI User Group

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Recently I was asked by the team that run the Newcastle Power BI meetup to run a session which would help the audience to understand where Power BI fits in the ecosystem Microsoft has created around the Business Application Platform. I talked about the high level product positioning, also discussed…

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Persistence and Recoverability on the Microsoft Platform

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Recently I added an article to the integration playbook which compares the different approaches used for Durability, Persistence and Retry across the various microsoft technologies such as BizTalk, Logic Apps, Event Grid, Event Hubs, Service Bus Messaging and Functions You can read more here – https://www.integration-playbook.io/docs/durable-messaging-on-the-microsoft-platform

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Message Correlation on Microsoft Integration Platform

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Ive recently added an article in the Integration Playbook talking about how messages can be correlated between processing instances. In particular this compares the approach in BizTalk against the approach you can use in Logic Apps by combining Logic Apps and Service Bus More info – https://www.integration-playbook.io/docs/message-correlation

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Robotic Process Automation

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Recently in the Integration Playbook I wrote an article about how Azure customers my consider some of the use cases for RPA tools and also gave a shout out to a couple of vendors in the Azure Marketplace who can provide good RPA solutions. https://www.integration-playbook.io/docs/robotic-process-automation

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