Service Fabric 6.0 Release

Service Fabric version 6.0 of the runtime and .NET SDK 2.8 is now available, packed with new features, improvements, and bug fixes. Updated: This post has been updated on 9/28 with link to a release notes document and more high level info about the release. General availability of Service Fabric on Linux As part of…


Release of SDK 2.7.198 and Runtime 5.7.198 for Windows

Service Fabric version 5.7 of the runtime and 2.7 of the SDK is now available, packed with new features, improvements, and bug fixes for containers, SDK, Reverse Proxy, and the core system itself. Some highlights of this release: Run Reliable Services and Reliable Actors in Windows Containers (Preview) Reliable Services and Reliable Actors can now…


Release of Service Fabric SDK 2.1.150 and Runtime 5.1.150

Today, we are releasing Service Fabric SDK v2.1.150. This release includes a number of new features, along with a set of important bug fixes. You can get the updated SDK from the links below: Runtime, SDK, and tools for Visual Studio 2015 (requires Visual Studio 2015 Update 2) Runtime, SDK, and tools for Visual Studio “15”…


Release of SDK 2.6.204 and Runtime 5.6.204 for Windows, and a preview of what’s next

This is an exciting time for Service Fabric. Today we released versions 5.6 of the runtime and 2.6 of the SDK with much anticipated support for Windows Server Containers, making Service Fabric a world-class, production-ready container orchestrator for Windows, with Linux not far behind. You can read more about these new container capabilities on the…


Introduction to Service Fabric (Lab) – Part 1

This post was authored by Todd Abel, a Program Manager on the Azure Service Fabric team. Since a common ask was for more hands-on labs, we’ve created a lab with an end-to-end development flow for Service Fabric applications (SF Lab Part I). In this lab you’ll create a stateless service containing a single page application that allows voting…


Release of Service Fabric for Windows Server package version 5.6.220

We have released the Service Fabric for Windows Server (Standalone) package version 5.6, which is a rollup of all the changes from the Runtime 5.6.204 & SDK 2.6.204 release and Runtime 5.6.210 & SDK 2.6.210 refresh, and includes Standalone specific updates. This version also includes additional bug fixes which will be rolled out to Azure…


Release of SDK 2.3.301 and Runtime 5.3.301 for Windows

Today, we are releasing Service Fabric SDK v2.3.301 and Runtime v5.3.301 for Windows. This release includes a number of new features, along with a set of important bug fixes.  Because of the critical nature of the runtime fixes you should upgrade your clusters to the latest runtime version immediately. If you are using the standalone…


Release of Service Fabric SDK 2.1.163 and Runtime 5.1.163

Today, we released a small refresh to our 2.1 SDK and 5.1 runtime. This update fixes a series of bugs in those releases, which are described in the detailed release notes. If you already have the 2.1.150 SDK, you can install the update from here. If you are new to Service Fabric or upgrading from an…


Service Fabric SDK v1.5.175 and the adoption of Virtual Machine Scale Sets

Today, we are announcing an update to our preview SDK and the adoption of Virtual Machine Scale Sets in Azure-hosted clusters. As part of this release, we are making a series of changes based on your feedback, some of which are breaking. Please read the notes below carefully to understand what you need to do…


OS patching of Service Fabric Cluster nodes

We are happy to announce that the Patch Orchestration Application (POA) is now available to be deployed to your clusters. POA is a Service Fabric application that allows you to automate OS patching of the VMs/VM instances/nodes of a Service Fabric cluster on Azure or on-premise. The details on how to download and use this applications are at…