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…


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 – 6.4.637.9590 Ubuntu – 6.4.634.1 Service Fabric for Windows Server Service Fabric Standalone Installer Package -6 .4.637.9590 .NET SDK…


Running Minecraft on Service Fabric Mesh

Welcome to the first post of 2019! This post was authored by Suneet Nangia (Microsoft) working with Mark Fussell (Service Fabric team). As a part of on OpenHack event in London recently, I had a chance to run a Minecraft server on Service Fabric Mesh. In this blog I will go through the aspects of…


Azure Service Fabric 6.4 refresh for Windows clusters

12/16 Update: This refresh is being rolled out to Windows clusters containing a fix to the issue described here. Soon, the .NET SDK and Windows runtime will be available through Web Platform Installer, NuGet packages. The update generally takes 5-7 days to complete in all regions. The version numbers of the refresh are below and…


Announcing New REST based Service Fabric PowerShell Module

The team has been working on a new Service Fabric PowerShell module that can be used with PowerShell Core (on Windows, Linux and Mac) and Windows PowerShell. This module allows for both development and management tasks to performed from PowerShell without the need for the Service Fabric runtime or SDK installed. A preview of this…


Build and deploy microservices on Azure Service Fabric Mesh

This article was written by Jason Haley, an independent consultant and Microsoft Azure MVP.  In the past couple of  years, application developers have stopped questioning whether microservices are the right architecture to build scalable systems and started debating how to best implement them. I think this is due to several concepts that have converged in…


Service Fabric Mesh Preview Refresh Release

We’re excited to announce that the Service Fabric Mesh Preview runtime, SDK, and tooling updates are now available. These releases were announced at Ignite earlier this year, and over the next few of days, the updates will be available in all the Azure regions. What’s new in the Service Fabric Mesh preview refresh? Services can now be…


Azure Service Fabric 6.4 release

We’re excited to share that the 6.4 release of the Service Fabric runtime has started rolling out to the various Azure regions along with tooling and SDK updates.  This release was announced at Ignite earlier this year, and over the next couple of weeks, the updates will be available in all the Azure regions. What’s new…