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Azure SignalR Service

Easily add real-time web functionality to applications

Quickly and easily build real-time communications into your web application

With Azure SignalR Service, adding real-time communications to your web application is as simple as provisioning a service—no need to be a real-time communications guru!

Focus on your core business instead of managing infrastructure

You don’t have to provision and maintain servers just because you need real-time features in your solution. SignalR Service is fully managed which makes it easy to add real-time communication functionality to your application. No more worrying about hosting, scalability, load balancing, and such details!

Take advantage of the full spectrum of Azure services

Benefit from everything Azure has to offer! Easily integrate with services such as Azure Functions, Azure Active Directory, Azure Storage, Azure App Service, Azure Analytics, Power BI, IoT, Cognitive Services, Machine Learning, and more.

What you can build with Azure SignalR Service?

Cross-platform Chat

Cross-platform ChatAccelerate development of reliable, high-performing chat applications123
  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

Instant Broadcasting on Serverless ArchitectureSimplify one-to-many real-time communication and updates using serverless code123456
  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

Real-time Web DashboardSecurely monitor and control data streamed from Internet-connected devices1234
  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

Related products and services

ASP.NET Core SignalR

This library simplifies adding real-time web functionality to applications

Functions

Process events with serverless code

App Service

Quickly create powerful cloud apps for web and mobile

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