Scalable web and mobile applications using Azure Database for PostgreSQL

Azure App Service
Azure Database for PostgreSQL

Solution ideas

This article describes a solution idea. Your cloud architect can use this guidance to help visualize the major components for a typical implementation of this architecture. Use this article as a starting point to design a well-architected solution that aligns with your workload's specific requirements.

Rapidly build engaging, performant, and scalable cross-platform and native apps for iOS, Android, Windows, or Mac.

Potential use cases

This solution is for any organization that utilizes both web and mobile applications.


Architecture diagram shows browser or mobile app requests to Azure App Services to Azure Database for Postgres S Q L. Download an SVG of this architecture.


  1. A browser or mobile app makes requests for resources from the API.
  2. The requests are transmitted using HTTPS with TLS termination, which is handled by Azure App Services.
  3. Azure App Services handles API requests, and it can be scaled up or scaled out to handle the changing demand.
  4. Azure Database for PostgreSQL provides a relational database service that's based on the open-source Postgres database engine. Use Hyperscale (Citus) or Flexible Server (Preview) deployment modes for highly scalable databases.



This article is maintained by Microsoft. It was originally written by the following contributors.

Principal author:

  • Andrew Harvey | Principal Program Manager - Microsoft for Startups

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