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Using Apache Nifi for Enterprise Workflow Automation

When building integration solutions, there is often a need for workflow automation and orchestration capabilities. With so many options on the market, most of which are proprietary, I thought I would share with you an open source alternative called Apache NiFi which in my experience has a lot to offer in solving enterprise-level integration challenges.  Although it has a bit of a learning curve there’s a lot of room for Nifi in the enterprise landscape, particularly when it comes to the movement of data. When applied in the right scenarios is it clearly a tool worth… Read More
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Tips for Building Better Integration Solutions in Azure

Previously, my colleague Riaan did a comparison of AWS and Azure for integration services, highlighting the strengths of each vendor across various areas of enterprise integration. In this blog, I will deep dive into a few of the Azure features as well as provide some best practices that make a huge difference to the time, effort and even cost involved in building solutions, and how these are a prime example of the benefits of building an integration solution using cloud providers like Azure.  Azure Resource Management (ARM) Templates An important tool… Read More