Mar 09, 2017 · 7 min read
One of my most popular blog posts on this site is Hands-on with Azure Service Fabric Reliable Services. Referring to the blog post, many readers asked me about guidance to deploy various types of applications as Guest Executables on Service Fabric. In this post, I will try to answer most of those questions by demonstrating the process in a simple manner. The Application We previously built a simple node.js application that uses Azure SQL Database as data store.
Mar 04, 2017 · 2 min read
Last week @Namit and I were at Ignite Australia. We had a great time interacting with technology enthusiasts from across Australia. We presented a lot of demos built using Service Fabric, Hololens and Congnitie Services to the attendees and received thrilling feedback. The event was well worth our investment of time and effort. We would deliver many more such presentations in future. Microservices with Azure We did an interview with SSW TV, in which we talked about the advantages of using Service Fabric as a platform to host microservices.
Dec 06, 2016 · 8 min read
How good is your logging provider’s search experience? Now, you can leverage the same set of services that power search on Facebook, eBay and tons of other websites to index and query the logs of your Service Fabric applications. Let’s discuss how you can integrate ElasticSearch with your Service Fabric application to index and query the diagnostic logs generated by your application. Before we set out to discuss ElasticSearch and Service Fabric integration, I would like to call out that you can build an ElasticSearch listener for your WebApps as well (even for those that are built with .
Nov 01, 2016 · 12 min read
November 1, 2016: Thank you, community. This post was first written in April, 2016 and several parts of the code sample were getting obsolete. The code sample of this post has now been updated to use ASP.Net Core and Service Fabric SDK 2.3. I have revised the content of this blog post to accommodate the changes. Azure Service Fabric, the next generation PaaS from Microsoft, is a platform to publish and manage microservices.
Oct 25, 2016 · 12 min read
Microsoft Azure Service Fabric: There are several reasons to switch to this brand new platform for building distributed systems. For one, Service Fabric can host itself literally anywhere: on your laptop, in your data center, in some else’s data center, on Windows, on Linux… If you are still hugging Cloud Services (that thing with web roles and worker roles), you better mend your acts early, it is getting phased out and will become obsolete soon.