Category Archives: Azure AppFabric

On Not Using owner With the Azure AppFabric Service Bus

The Windows Azure AppFabric Service Bus team has been good about providing sample code for the various features it develops. There are also a fair number of blog posts (and books) showing how to use these features. Pretty much all … Continue reading

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Windows Azure AppFabric Applications Presentation at SVCC

I did a presentation on Windows Azure AppFabric Applications  CTP1 at the Silicon Valley Code Camp yesterday. This was based on the post I did several months ago. I uploaded the deck to SlideShare for the benefit of those who … Continue reading

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Handling Transient Connection Failures in SQL Azure

This post is one of the recipes in my book Microsoft Windows Azure Development Cookbook. The recipe describes how to use the Transient Fault Handling Framework to handle transient connection failures when using SQL Azure. The Windows Azure Customer Advisory … Continue reading

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Windows Azure AppFabric Service Bus Brokered Messaging

At Build 2011, Microsoft released the Windows Azure AppFabric Service Bus Brokered Messaging feature which has been previewed in the AppFabric Labs environment over the last few months. Service Bus Brokered Messaging provides a sophisticated publish/subscribe mechanism supporting disconnected communication … Continue reading

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Microsoft Windows Azure Development Cookbook

The reason I didn’t write many posts on the blog in the early part of this year was that I was writing a book on Windows Azure for Packt Publishing. This book, Microsoft Windows Azure Development Cookbook, is now available … Continue reading

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Windows Azure AppFabric Applications

The Windows Azure AppFabric team is on a bit of a roll. After releasing Service Bus Queues and Topics into CTP last month, the team has just released AppFabric Applications into CTP. Nominally, AppFabric Application simplifies the task of composing … Continue reading

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Windows Azure AppFabric Service Bus Queues and Topics

UPDATE 9/21/2011 – This post described the preview of Service Bus Queues and Topics. This feature has now been released into production with a modified API. I have written another post on Windows Azure AppFabric Service Bus Brokered Messaging to … Continue reading

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