Speed up Service Fabric development with the new Refresh Application debug mode

Developing ASP.NET web services on Service Fabric has come a long way: ASP.NET Core’s self-hosting web host model fits right in with Service Fabric’s hosting model, and the new ASP.NET Core NuGet packages for Reliable Services make it easier than ever to get up and running. But when it comes to rapidly developing web apps,…

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Service Fabric Community Q&A 11th Edition

We will be holding our 11th monthly community Q&A call next Thursday, April 20th at 10 AM Pacific Time. We’re holding these events every third Thursday of the month. As always, there is no need to RSVP. Just navigate to http://aka.ms/sfcommunityqa at 10 AM Thursday and you’re in. Download the calendar invite. Talk to you then! The…


Service Fabric .NET SDK goes open source 

Over the last few years, we have made significant investments in making Azure a more open and flexible platform for developers. Azure open source projects on GitHub have grown to over 1,800 repos with over 9,000 contributors. Today, we are excited to announce that the Service Fabric .NET SDK is now also open source on…


Service Fabric Customer Profile: P2ware

Authored by Marcin Kosieradzki, CTO at P2ware, in conjunction with Ed Price and Mark Fussell from Microsoft. This is part of a series on customers, where we look at why they chose Service Fabric, and dive deeper into the design of their application, particularly from a microservices perspective. In this post, we profile P2ware, their project…


Release of SDK 2.5.216 and Runtime 5.5.216 for Windows

We’re pleased to announce that version 2.5.216 of the Service Fabric SDK is now available, along with the 5.5.216 runtime that rolled out to Azure clusters world-wide over the last week. This release contains some exciting new features and lots of other improvements. Read more about this release on the Azure blog, or go straight…


Release of SDK Preview 0.8.0.0 and Runtime Preview 5.5.0.2 for Linux

We have released a minor update to our  runtime and SDK preview on Linux, versions 5.5.0.2 and 0.8.0.0 respectively. This update contains several bug fixes and improvements. This change is a breaking release since clusters with previous runtimes will not be upgraded to 5.5.0.2, and your Java code will need to be recompiled. For more details,…


Service Fabric Community Q&A 10th Edition

We will be holding our 10th monthly community Q&A call next Thursday, March 16th at 10 AM Pacific Time. We’re holding these events every third Thursday of the month. As always, there is no need to RSVP. Just navigate to http://aka.ms/sfcommunityqa at 10 AM Thursday and you’re in. Talk to you then! The Service Fabric Team


Service Fabric Customer Profile: Digamore Entertainment GmbH

Authored by Marko Flod from Digamore, in conjunction with Mark Fussell and Ed Price from Microsoft. This is part of a series on customers where we look at why they chose Service Fabric, and dive deeper into the design of their application, particularly from a microservices perspective. In this post, we profile Digamore, their Football Empire…


Service Fabric and Windows Containers sample

We published a new github repo showing how to deploy two Windows container services in a single application communicating with each other, the frontend written in C# and the backend written in nodejs. This sample is interesting since it has one application project that deploys the services as guest executables and another application project that then deploys…


Service Fabric Community Q&A 9th Edition

We will be holding our 9th monthly community Q&A call next Thursday, February 16th at 10 AM Pacific Time. We’re holding these events every third Thursday of the month. As always, there is no need to RSVP. Just navigate to http://aka.ms/sfcommunityqa at 10 AM Thursday and you’re in. Talk to you then! The Service Fabric Team…