Windows Server AppFabric Memory Consumption Behavior

The behavior of Windows Server AppFabric 1.1 memory consumption is puzzling to many people. You may observe that the DistributedCacheService.exe consumes a large amount of memory even when the total size of objects stored in the cache is really small, the memory consumption is creeping up over time and can reach twice as much as…

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AuthenticationException in AppFabric 1.1 Caching for Windows Server

There is a known limitation in Windows Server AppFabric 1.0 Caching security. That is, when the security is enabled, the Caching Service must run under a build-in account such as the NETWORK SERVICE account. This limitation is improved in AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server. In addition to the NETWORK SERVICE account, you can now run…

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