Microsoft Flow vs Azure Logic Apps – Microsoft Flow and Azure Logic Apps


The following table helps you determine whether Microsoft Flow or Logic Apps is best for a particular integration:

Microsoft Flow Logic Apps
Users Office workers, business users, SharePoint administrators Pro integrators and developers, IT pros
Scenarios Self-service Advanced integrations
Design tool In-browser and mobile app, UI only In-browser and Visual StudioCode view available
Application lifecycle management (ALM) Design and test in non-production environments, promote to production when ready Azure DevOps: source control, testing, support, automation, and manageability in Azure Resource Manager
Admin experience Manage Microsoft Flow environments and data loss prevention (DLP) policies, track licensing: Microsoft Flow Admin Center Manage resource groups, connections, access management, and logging: Azure portal
Security Office 365 Security and Compliance audit logs, DLP, encryption at rest for sensitive data Security assurance of Azure: Azure securityAzure Security Centeraudit logs

What is Azure Logic Apps? – Azure Logic Apps -Part 1

Azure Logic apps is a cloud service that helps

  1. Schedule
  2. Automate
  3. Orchestrate

the tasks, business process and workflows when you need to integrate apps, data, systems across the enterprise and organizations.

Logic apps simplifies how you build scalable solutions

  • App integration
  • Data Integration
  • System Integration
  • Enterprise integration

whether on cloud or on-premises or both


Example of logic apps

  1. Send Email notifications from Office 365 when event happen in various systems, apps and services.
  2. Move uploaded files from SFTP or FTP server to Azure Storage.
  3. Process or re-route orders across on-premises system or cloud service.
  4. Monitor tweets with specific text words or lines.
  5. Create records on different system based on event happens on one system.