Resolution to previous ImageBuilder process issue for Service Fabric Linux Clusters

Overview A previous issue (Known Issue for Service Fabric Linux Clusters) which had impacted the ImageBuilder process on Azure based Service Fabric Linux clusters has been resolved. The resolution to this issue comes from fixes introduced in the Service Fabric 6.4.644 runtime and an update to the Ubuntu xenial rssh package (2.3.4-4+deb8u2ubuntu0.16.04.2). Impacted Customers  Any…


Service Fabric Community Q&A 33

Hi folks – this week will feature our 33rd monthly Community Q&A call! Join us at 10am PDT on Thursday, April 18th to ask us any questions related to Service Fabric, Mesh, containers in Azure, etc. This month’s Q&A features only one session at the usual 10am PDT – this is because our teammates from…


Service Fabric with Humio Monitoring

Having a solid monitoring solution is paramount to running production workloads in the cloud. Running your workloads on Service Fabric allows you to integrate with a monitoring solution of your choice since diagnostics are transmitted through standard formats. We are pleased to announce another monitoring integration with Humio, a log management system providing real time…


Azure Service Fabric 6.4 Refresh Release

Soon, the .NET SDK, Java SDK and Service Fabric runtimes will be available through Web Platform Installer, NuGet packages and Maven repositories. The update generally takes 7-10 days to complete in all regions. Service Fabric Runtime Windows – 6.4.654.9590 Ubuntu – 6.4.649.1 Service Fabric for Windows Server Service Fabric Standalone Installer Package -6.4.654.9590 .NET SDK Windows .NET…


Service Fabric Community Q&A 32

We’re coming up on the 32nd Service Fabric Community Q&A this week! Join us this Thursday, March 21st, to ask us any questions related to Service Fabric. This month’s Q&A features 2 sessions, one at the usual 10am PST, and one hosted a little earlier for folks in different time zones – Mar 21, 3:30am…


Azure Service Fabric 6.4 Refresh Release

Soon, the .NET SDK, Java SDK and Service Fabric runtimes will be available through Web Platform Installer, NuGet packages and Maven repositories. The update generally takes 5-7 days to complete in all regions. Service Fabric Runtime Windows – 6.4.639 Ubuntu – 6.4.644 Service Fabric for Windows Server Service Fabric Standalone Installer Package -6 .4.639 .NET SDK…


Known Issue for Service Fabric Windows Server 2016 Clusters

We have become aware of a Windows Defender regression that can block Service Fabric cluster upgrades.  Certain Windows Defender signatures contain a regression that can potentially hang Windows Task Scheduler blocking Windows applications that rely on Task Scheduler. You can learn more about this regression in this post.  Impacted Customers:  This regression will only impact…


Service Fabric Community Q&A – 31st Edition

Hi folks – this week will feature the 31st Service Fabric Community Q&A – the first of 2019! This month’s Community Q&A call will be held on Thursday, Feb 21st, at 10:00am PST. As usual, there is no need to RSVP – just navigate to the link to the call and you’re in: Feb 21st,…


Known Issue for Service Fabric Linux Clusters

Please note that this blog was updated on 2/8/2019 at 8:30 PM PST. This was because we identified that the update was hitting all Linux clusters, regardless of whether or not new nodes had been added. As a result, if you have a Linux cluster up today, you must update your ARM template as detailed…


Discontinuing Party Clusters

After careful considerations, we have decided to discontinue the Party Clusters as a free trial for Service Fabric workloads. We are discontinuing this free trial to focus our engineering efforts on supporting production workloads and enhancing the supportability of Service Fabric. Over the years, Party Clusters helped a lot of people getting introduced to Service Fabric…