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…


Release of SDK 2.4.164 and Runtime 5.4.164 for Windows

This release is a refresh of the 2.4 SDK and 5.4 runtime with the usual small updates: Bug fixes and various minor improvements to performance and stability. Some highlights of this release include: Fix for FileNotFoundException when taking back-ups of Actor Services. Improvements to application upgrades. Improved support for asynchronous application type registration. Fix for…


Introduction to Service Fabric (Lab) – Part 2

This post was authored by Todd Abel, a Program Manager on the Azure Service Fabric team. A few months ago, we published an introductory lab (http://aka.ms/sflab1) to get you going with a stateless Service Fabric application.  We’ve created Part II of the lab (Download instructions and code), walking you through building a stateful service. In this lab you’ll extend…