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Azure SignalR Service

Easily add real-time web functionality to applications

Fully managed service

Because SignalR Service is a fully managed service, you can roll it out in a multiserver environment without worrying about hosting, scalability, load balancing, or authentication.

Native SignalR development support

SignalR Service works seamlessly with the SignalR library and offers tight integration with Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code, helping you rapidly build real-time functionality such as chat room, instant broadcasting, and IoT dashboards.

What you can build with Azure SignalR Service?

Cross-platform Chat

  1. Overview
  2. Flow

Accelerate development of reliable, high-performing chat applications.

  1. 1 Web chat app connects to SignalR Service and receives token
  2. 2 User logs into app with multi-factor authentication; if passed, SignalR endpoint and bearer token returned
  3. 3 User connects to the SignalR Service with endpoint and token

Instant Broadcasting on Serverless Architecture

  1. Overview
  2. Flow

Simplify one-to-many real-time communication and updates using serverless code.

  1. 1 Client pulls web app content from blob storage
  2. 2 Web app receives SignalR token and endpoint
  3. 3 User connects to web app
  4. 4 Connection triggers database event via Functions
  5. 5 Functions pushes data to SignalR Service
  6. 6 …which in turn pushes data to client

Real-time Web Dashboard

  1. Overview
  2. Flow

Securely monitor and control data streamed from Internet-connected devices.

  1. 1 Web app connects to SignalR Service and receives token
  2. 2 User connects to web app and gets SignalR endpoint and token
  3. 3 User connects to SignalR Service
  4. 4 Data from real-time source sent to SignalR Service and user

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