Understanding Microsoft Azure Event Grid

Recently (mid-August 2017), the Microsoft Product team released Azure Event Grid — a messaging related service very specific to managing events in a uniform and centralized manner. With Event Grid, you can build reactive event driven applications around intelligent routing capabilities using filters. The concept of Event Grid is very simple – you can receive events from multiple sources (Event Publishers) and have them pushed into multiple destinations (Event Handlers).

What’s in store for you?

This whitepaper will give you a detailed understanding of the following:

  • Event Grid characteristics such as Scaling of events, Delivery of events, Security
  • New possible solutions with Azure Event Grid
  • Very interesting scenarios to showcase the power of Event Grid
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About the author(s)
Steef-Jan Wiggers

Steef-Jan Wiggers

Microsoft Integration MVP

Steef-Jan Wiggers has been in the integration space for more than 10 years in various projects in fulfilling the role of developer, designer, architect, team-lead, subject matter expert and senior support engineer. He has predominantly worked with the BizTalk Server product, Microsoft Azure and web service technology. During this time Steef-Jan has developed extensive domain experience in the areas of Banking, Insurance, Logistics, Energy, Aviation, Real Estate, and (local) Government. Since 2006 Steef-Jan has been very involved in the integration community having contributed to blogs, TechNet Wiki, forums, and newsgroups. He is the author of the BizTalk Server 2010 Cookbook, reviewer of various other BizTalk related books and white papers, and an (inter)national speaker at various conferences and user groups. For these efforts, he has been recognized by Microsoft the last seven years as a “Most Valuable Professional” in the areas of BizTalk and Integration. More info about Steef-Jan is available on his website https://blog.steef-jan-wiggers.com/. You can contact Steef-Jan at: SteefJan@msn.com and be found on Twitter at @SteefJan.


Lex Hegt
Lex Hegt

Lex works as a Technical Lead at BizTalk360/Kovai Ltd. He works in the Information Technology for more than 25 years, and with BizTalk Server since 2004. His first BizTalk assignments were as a developer, but he also has many years of experience as a BizTalk administrator. In May 2012 Lex founded BizTalk Events (www.biztalkevents.com), a website which shows a calendar with world wide BizTalk related events, trainings and webcasts. Further Lex is a board member of the Dutch BizTalk User Group, where he sometimes does presentations. He is also the initiator and co-founder of the Belgian BizTalk User Group. Lex has certifications for BizTalk Server 2006, BizTalk Server 2006 R2 and BizTalk Server 2010.

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