Weekend Fun 03: Retryable Task – js edition

for the fun of it let us re-do .NET RetryableTask – http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bursts_of_random_architecture_thoughts/archive/2015/03/14/weekend-fun-02-retryable-tasks.aspx –  as JavaScript (for nodejs or modify it for your favorite JS platform). I admit this one is not “for fun” tomorrow I need to modify a nodejs app – will run on raspberry PI – which I have been working on. The app,…


Weekend Fun 02: Retryable Tasks

For the fun of it. Let us assume you need a retry logic. Similar to the one that can handle cloud transient failures (more here: http://www.asp.net/aspnet/overview/developing-apps-with-windows-azure/building-real-world-cloud-apps-with-windows-azure/transient-fault-handling) but what of more general. Logic can be briefly described “ Try N number of times to do X, if at any point you encountered exception A or B…


SaaSBits 02 – Authentication

Continuing on Building SaaS solution journey. The past articles are here: Part 1: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bursts_of_random_architecture_thoughts/archive/2015/02/19/saas-bits-01.aspx We have layered the foundation architecture where we decided All requests will be directed to a gateway (reverse proxy, based on IIS ARR). Previous code (https://github.com/khenidak/SaaSBits  check 2015-2-19 directory) redirect to one of 2 URLs statically defined as didn’t build the…


SaaS Bits 01

So you want to build a SaaS/SaaS like solution? Yes!. But what is a SaaS solution? You can look up the definition at Wikipedia, spend hours discussing it at Reddit or discuss the architecture philosophies behind at your favorite tech group(s). For the purpose of this blog entry (and those to follow) we will define…


Probably the easiest way to stay up to date.

Microsoft Field Engineers have been putting out a monthly technical roll up. Contains a lot of references to recently published downloads, fixes and information by Microsoft. Follow them it is probably the easiest way to stay up to date follow them on http://blogs.technet.com/b/trm/


SharePoint 2010 Service Application Load Balancer

This is the first post, I am keeping it short for testing purposes 🙂   SharePoint Application Services provides web service endpoints for WFEs (and othercomponents) for connection. These end point in high available configuration requireload balancing which is available OOTB in SharePoint 2010.   This is a great reading for more information on this topic:…