Application Gateway

Build secure, scalable, highly available web front ends in Azure

Overview

Azure Application Gateway is a web traffic load balancer that enables you to manage traffic to your web applications. Traditional load balancers operate at the transport layer (OSI layer 4 - TCP and UDP) and route traffic based on source IP address and port, to a destination IP address and port.

Key Resources

Homepage: https://learn.microsoft.com/azure/application-gateway/
Pricing: https://azure.microsoft.com/pricing/details/application-gateway/
SLA: https://azure.microsoft.com/support/legal/sla/application-gateway/
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4/12/2024
I was recently working with a customer who is using Azure AD B2C API Connector to enrich tokens with claims from external sources. They are using Azure Function App as the external source. As...
4/11/2024
  Background  Much has been written about the powerful use cases enabled by Azure OpenAI. One such example is the transformation of the modern call center as their operators evaluate the...
3/20/2024
Azure Application Gateway v2 enables dual-stack (IPv4 and IPv6) connectivity from the clients, providing more flexible and reliable access to the backend Applications.
2/29/2024
  Introduction to Backstage   Backstage, originally created by a small team during a hack week, is now a CNCF Incubation project. An incubation project means that it is considered stable and...
2/27/2024
Application Gateway for Containers is the next evolution to Application Gateway's Ingress Controller; bringing performance, scale, deployment, and feature enhancements.
2/26/2024
TLS and TCP protocol support now available through Azure Application Gateway.
1/24/2024
Using Azure Load Testing to test Multi-Tenant services This article describes how to use Azure Load Testing to test a multi-tenant service based on Azure App Service. It also describes how to run...
1/23/2024
This reference architecture describes the deployment of secured Azure Container Registry for consuming docker images and artifacts by customer applications over external (public internet)...
1/11/2024
Azure Application Gateway is a web traffic load balancer that enables you to manage traffic to your applications. It can be used as an internal application load balancer or as an internet-facing...
12/26/2023
As its definition says – “Azure Front Door is a global, scalable, and secure entry point for fast delivery of your web applications. It offers dynamic site acceleration, SSL offloading, domain...
12/25/2023
Stay protected against CVE-2023-50164 with the help of Azure’s regional WAF running on Application Gateway.
11/16/2023
Today the team chat to Keith Howling, a Principal Technical Specialist at Microsoft, on the topic of Platform Engineering with Radius, an open source app deployment engine. Media...
11/10/2023
The team catches up with Nithya Sivam and Joshua Min who explain how Azure is democratizing access to the self-help content accessible in the Azure Portal. The Help API makes it easier to...
11/8/2023
Protect applications from abnormally high levels of traffic with rate-limit rules on Azure’s regional Web Application Firewall running on Application Gateway.
11/6/2023
Azure Application Gateway v2 enables dual-stack (IPv4 and IPv6) connectivity from the clients, providing more flexible and reliable access to the backend Applications.
10/31/2023
Increase your security posture and reduce false positives with Default Rule Set 2.1, now generally available on the regional WAF with Application Gateway
9/20/2023
Introduction Azure AI Landing Zones provide a solid foundation for deploying advanced AI technologies like OpenAI's GPT-4 models. These environments are designed to support AI enthusiasts, but...
9/20/2023
    The following suggested Network example topologies are thought to follow Vnet integration practices within the API management. Therefore, these revolve around API management in internal...
9/14/2023
Protect the sensitive data getting stored in your Web Application Firewall (WAF) using log scrubbing on Azure’s regional Web Application Firewall running on Application Gateway.
9/13/2023
You can securely connect to your App Service from the internet using the Application Gateway when you integrate your Application Gateway with App Service behind Private Endpoint.   This article...