Want Some Windows Azure AppFabric Goodness?
June 7, 2011 Leave a comment
I just finished a project producing scripts and demos for count ‘em: lucky 13 videos for Windows Azure AppFabric. I managed to spend more time in Visual Studio than I have in years .. and it was actually quite fun.
These videos target the breadth developer and get you off on the right foot with "An Introduction to Windows Azure AppFabric”. From there, we introduce several new services, highlighted below.
Windows Azure AppFabric Cache
The AppFabric Cache is a distributed, in-memory, application caching service for Windows Azure and SQL Azure applications. The cache provides applications with high-speed access, scale and high availability to application data. The service requires no installation or instance management, and can be resized dynamically to meet your needs.
Windows Azure Service Bus Topics
Topics enable one-to-many message delivery and filter rules which ensure delivery to relevant systems in a publish / subscribe model. Topics are provisioned in code, requiring no installation or instance management.
Windows Azure Service Bus Queues
Queues enable your application to be more resilient by providing an always-present receipt location for messages, even if the receiving listener is offline. Queues can also load-level your application when traffic spikes occur, or load-balance .the application to improve processing performance.
Windows Azure Service Bus Relay
The Service Bus Relay supports Service Remoting: a way to expose on-premises services so they be called by Cloud components, and One-Way messaging, a means to send to one or many recipients.