Orchestrating containers with Service Fabric

This post was authored by Boris Scholl, a Program Manager on the Azure Compute team. Introduction At a high level, containers can be seen as encapsulated, individually deployable components running as isolated instances on the same kernel, leveraging operating system level virtualization. This means that each application, its runtime, dependencies, and system libraries run inside a…


Announcing Service Fabric GA on Azure, Public Preview of Standalone Clusters on Windows Server, and Limited Preview on Linux

At //build 2015, we announced the first preview of the Service Fabric SDK on Windows. In November, we entered public preview for the Azure-hosted service. At //build 2016, we are announcing that both have reached General Availability (GA) and are ready for production workloads on Azure. In addition, we are opening previews of two previously…