Microsoft AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server Ends Support 4/2/2016

**UPDATE** AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server Support Lifecycle has been changed to 4/11/2017, please see new blog post for more information Microsoft AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server will end Microsoft Support one year from today’s announcement, which dates April 2, 2016. AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server provides hosting, management and caching capabilities for Web applications and middle-tier services….


Announcing the Windows Azure AppFabric July release

Today we are excited to announce several updates and enhancements made to the Windows Azure AppFabric Management Portal and the Access Control service. Management Portal Localization As announced on the Windows Azure blog: Windows Azure Platform Management Portal Updates Now Available, the Windows Azure Platform Management Portal now supports localization in 11 languages. The newly…


Windows Azure AppFabric will be available on the Official Windows Azure Platform Team Blog

We are combining all Windows Azure platform related content into one place: the Windows Azure Platform Team Blog at www.WindowsAzureBlog.com. This will be the new destination for all product releases, resources, tools and news around the Windows Azure platform. You can bookmark this new blog location and sign up for the Windows Azure AppFabric RSS…


Windows Azure AppFabric – Service Bus Access Control Federation and Rule Migration

In the Windows Azure AppFabric May 2011 CTP, we released enhancements to Service Bus including the new message-oriented middleware features around Queues and Topics. More details regarding these features can be found here: Introducing the Windows Azure AppFabric Service Bus May 2011 CTP. These enhancements will go live with an update to the commercially available…


Announcing the Windows Azure AppFabric June CTP!

Today we are excited to announce the release of the Windows Azure AppFabric June CTP which includes capabilities that make it easy for developers to build, deploy, manage and monitor multi-tier applications across web, business logic and database tiers as a single logical entity on the Windows Azure Platform. This CTP release consists: AppFabric Developer…


Introducing Windows Azure AppFabric Applications

Posted by Karandeep Anand   Last October, at the PDC 2010 keynote, we shared our vision of building, running, and managing applications reliably and at scale in Windows Azure. Since then, the team has been heads-down to make the vision a reality, and last month at TechEd 2011, we announced that we’ll soon be releasing…


Updates to Windows Azure AppFabric SDK available for download

An update to the Windows Azure AppFabric SDK is available for download. The updated SDK introduces fixes to a few bugs related to the Caching service. You can find more details on the bugs it addresses here. If you are not experiencing any of the issues the updated SDK solves there is no need to…


Announcing WCF Express Interop Bindings

Today, we are pleased to further simplify the WS-* interop challenge by providing the WCF Express Interop Bindings Extension for Visual Studio 2010, launched at wcf.codeplex.com. This new extension enables WCF developers to avoid much of the formerly needed guesswork to configure a WCF service to connect with the top Java platforms via the known…

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Updated IP addresses for AppFabric Data Centers

Today (6/10/2010) the Windows Azure AppFabric has updated the IP ranges on which the AppFabric nodes are hosted. If your firewall restricts outbound traffic, you will need to perform the additional step of opening your outbound TCP ports and IP addresses for these nodes. Please see the 1/28/2010 “Additional Data Centers for Windows Azure AppFabric”…