Securing Service Fabric Cluster with Certificate Common Names

Managing secrets in Service Fabric is now much easier with the ability to manage them using common names. Gone are the days of the repetitive dreadful thumbprint updating! To dive right in – head over to our Create new cluster using certificate common name, Change cluster from certificate thumbprint to common name, Manually rollover a…


Second update on the Service Fabric 6.2 release

Update on 6.2 status Due to the nature of the bugs we have found in 6.2, we have chosen to take down the binaries from our download center as the current 6.2 release does not meet our quality bar. Links to the 6.2 release will point to the latest 6.1 release. The current direct download…


Monitoring Service Fabric clusters with Dynatrace

When it comes to monitoring you cluster(s) today, there are several different paths you can take. Your set up needs to include monitoring your cluster, applications, and your infrastructure. This can be achieved by using a combination of platforms like Application Insights, OMS Log Analytics, the ELK stack, and others. In addition to these options,…


Update on the Service Fabric 6.2 Release Roll-out

Last week we announced the release of Service Fabric 6.2 and started cluster upgrades in Azure together with making SDKs and standalone available for download. During the upgrade roll-out, a bug caused clusters health monitoring to trigger an automatic rollback of the upgrade; resulting in zero downtime for our users. This has caused the roll-out…


Service Fabric 6.2 Release

We’re announcing the 6.2 release of the Service Fabric runtime with tooling and SDK updates. This release comes with a bundle of features including preview support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux, general availability of Java and .NET Core programming models on Linux, enhanced container support, improved monitoring and preview of backup and restore. The release…


Service Fabric Community Q&A 23rd Edition

We will be holding our 23rd monthly community Q&A call Thursday, April 19 at 10 AM Pacific Time. In addition, we will also be holding the call at 430 PM Pacific Time this Thursday, April 19th to accommodate folks in other time zones. As always, there is no need to RSVP. Just navigate to http://aka.ms/sfcommunityqa at 10…


Intelligent routing on Service Fabric with Træfik

This post was coauthored by Joni Collinge and Lawrence Gripper We recently worked with several customers to explore adding Service Fabric support to Træfik, a popular open source reverse proxy, as an edge proxy for Service Fabric applications. Edge reverse proxies sit between the web and your applications and services. They provide a way to control,…

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Create Service Fabric clusters from Visual Studio and more good stuff

Hey everyone, A quick update on a few things going on in Service Fabric land: Create Service Fabric Clusters from Visual Studio Creating a secure cluster takes a bit of effort, with plenty of options to choose from and knobs to turn to get your cluster set up and ready to take on production workloads….

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Service Fabric Customer Profile: SiriusIQ

SiriusIQ delivers seriously intelligent AI on Azure Service Fabric To design the next generation of enterprise workflow automation, SiriusIQ built a new development stack and defined their core architecture using Azure Service Fabric, Azure Cognitive Service Language Understanding, and other Azure services. This article is part of a series on customers who worked closely with…