The Service Bus Bindings and WAS/IIS

[Update 2010-08-25: Wade Wegner now shows a solution on his blog] We’ve been getting some questions along the lines of “I am hosting a service as xyz.svc in IIS and have changed the config to use on of the Service Bus bindings, but the service never gets called?” That’s right. It doesn’t. The reason for that…


.NET Services: MSDN Developer Center

The MSDN Developer Center for .NET Services is the first stop to go to for technical information on the Service Bus, the Access Control Service and the Workflow Service. There quite a bit of documentation for “my” feature area, the .NET Service Bus, including description of all the bindings and most of the object model…


.NET Services – Two things you may not have noticed yet….

In the sea of PDC 2008 announcements you may have missed the following two signficant developments: .NET Services for Java .NET Services for Ruby For the past 2 months our team has worked very closely with our partners at Schakra on the Java SDK parts and with ThoughtWorks on the Ruby parts. These are the first baby steps…


Our PDC talks online

Our team’s PDC talks are online on Channel 9: Azure Platform Overview (John & Dennis): .NET Services Architecture Overview (John & Dennis):  .NET Access Control Service Intro (Justin): .NET Access Control Service Drilldown (Justin): .NET Workflow Service Intro (Moustafa): .NET Service Bus Intro (Clemens): .NET Service Bus Drilldown (Clemens):…


Questions about .NET Services? Hit the forums.

We’ve got a discussion forum up on MSDN where you can ask questions about Microsoft .NET Services (Service Bus, Workflow, Access Control):  


Azure: Microsoft .NET Service Bus

According to recent traffic studies, the BitTorrent protocol is now responsible for roughly half of all Internet traffic. That’s a lot of sharing of personal photos, self-sung songs, and home videos. Half! Next to text messaging, Instant Messaging applications are the social lifeline for our teenagers these days – so much that the text messaging…


Announcing the Microsoft Code-Name "BizTalk Services" R12 Release

We’re thrilled to announce that the BizTalk Services “R12” Community Technology Preview (CTP) is now available for general use. “BizTalk Services” is the code-name for a platform-in-the-cloud offering from Microsoft.  Currently in active development, BizTalk Services provides Messaging, Workflow, and Identity functionality to enable disparate applications to connect quickly and easily. Combined together in an…


BizTalk Services R11/R12 upgrade in progress

The BizTalk Services CTP will be switched from the “R11” to the “R12” release starting in about 30 minutes and we expect to have a 2 hour time window (1400h-1600h PT/2300h-0100h UTC) where existing service accounts are being rolled over to the new release. We’re expecting to be done with the migration by 1600h. Once the migration…


BizTalk Services: Update to the services (and SDK) scheduled

Heads up:  If things go as planned, the BizTalk Services cloud will be unavailable for a few hours during the day on Tuesday 7/15 (U.S. Pacific Time) since we’re doing an update to the services and to the SDK. I will post an update with the exact time window some time on Monday. Once we’re back up and…