Unlock Legacy Data with Azure Stack

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Use Azure Stack to update and extend your legacy application data with the latest cloud technology such as Azure web services, containers, serverless computing, and microservices architectures. This is a solution to create new applications while integrating and preserving legacy data in mainframe and core business process applications.

Architecture

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User enters data into Azure-based web app.

Application commits data to database over virtual network-to-virtual network VPN connection to Azure Stack.

Data is processed by applications running on a Kubernetes cluster on Azure Stack.

Kubernetes cluster communicates with legacy system on corporate network.

Data Flow

  1. User enters data into Azure-based web app.
  2. Application commits data to database over virtual network-to-virtual network VPN connection to Azure Stack.
  3. Data is processed by applications running on a Kubernetes cluster on Azure Stack.
  4. Kubernetes cluster communicates with legacy system on corporate network.

Components

  • Virtual Network: Provision private networks, optionally connect to on-premises datacenters
  • VPN Gateway: Establish secure, cross-premises connectivity

Next Steps