SerializationException with new Reliable Actor projects in Visual Studio 2017

Recently, we released a pretty big update to the Service Remoting RPC communication library that includes changes to the message format between remote procedure calls. This means the old version isn’t directly compatible with the new version – they can’t read each other’s messages. To make this work in a no-downtime rolling upgrade system like…


Service Fabric sessions at Ignite 2017

A number of people have asked to have a summary of the sessions that covered Service Fabric at Ignite, so here is the complete list. Enjoy! Keynote Sessions announcing Service Fabric GA for Linux Cloud infrastructure: Enabling new possibilities together – Jason Zander – starts @ 1 hr 5 mins Building innovative apps using the…


Service Fabric Customer Profile: Alaska Airlines

Authored by Brent Funk, Microsoft CSA for Alaska Airlines This article is part of a series about customers who’ve worked closely with Microsoft on Service Fabric. 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 Alaska Airlines. For…


Visual Studio 2017 Service Fabric Tools 2.0 Preview

A preview of Visual Studio 2017 Service Fabric Tools 2.0 is now available for download, packed with new .NET Core and Container tooling for Service Fabric application development. To start using the 2.0 preview tools, you’ll need to install: Visual Studio 2017 Preview (version 15.4.0 preview 4.0 or later) Service Fabric Tools 2.0 Preview .NET…


Service Fabric Community Q&A 17th Edition

We will be holding our 17th monthly community Q&A call Thursday, Oct 19 at 10 AM Pacific Time. As always, there is no need to RSVP. Just navigate to http://aka.ms/sfcommunityqa at 10 AM Thursday and you’re in. ICS calendar link: Service-Fabric-Community-QA-17 Talk to you then! The Service Fabric Team