March 2019

Persistence and Recoverability on the Microsoft Platform

By |2019-03-04T00:27:39+00:00March 4th, 2019|Azure Functions, BizTalk, Integration Playbook, Logic App, Service Bus|

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

November 2018

October 2018

Managing Azure Serverless solutions in the Real-world and the gap filled by Serverless360

By |2019-04-04T11:18:56+00:00October 24th, 2018|Azure Functions, Logic App, Serverless|

Recently I wrote an article which is on technet wiki about understanding the roles and areas covered when monitoring and managing serverless solutions on Azure.  I then discussed the gaps which Serverless 360 can fill based on our recent real world experience. The article is on this link https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/52071.managing-azure-serverless-solutions-in-the-real-world-and-the-gap-filled-by-serverless360.aspx

Extend Dynamics 365 functionality using Azure Serverless components

By |2019-04-04T11:20:09+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Azure Functions, Service Bus|

I recently guest posted an article on Serverless360 with an article talking about a real-world example of how to compliment your Dynamics 365 solution with components on Azure and the benefits of choosing serverless components. https://www.serverless360.com/blog/extending-dynamics-crm-functionality-with-serverless-components-on-azure

April 2018

Visualize CRM Solution Deployments across Environments

By |2018-04-16T22:18:39+00:00April 16th, 2018|Azure Functions, CRM, Functions|

One of the things I love about Azure functions is that they are great for scenarios where you need to use a bit of code to do something useful but its not a real world production component, for example if it's a utility to help the team work better. In this case one of the problems I had was allowing the team to visualise CRM deployments across environments so it was easy to see what was deployed where. [...]