Durability vs. Reliability

Many people tend to either confuse these concepts or assume they are the same.  This is a quick write up to clarify that these are two fundamentally different yet critical concepts. Message reliability focuses on the delivery of messages. Message reliability means a message needs to be delivered at least once with possible duplicates or…

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Standardizing the Internet of Things

Sorry about the lack of embedded links below – I blogged this on a tablet from notepad. Can anyone recommend a good mobile blogging app? I spent a few minutes this morning reviewing the OASIS MQTT spec (see https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/tc_home.php?wg_abbrev=mqtt ). MQTT hopes to become the standard for communication on the “Internet of things”. (I use…

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BUSted! A quick comparison of Azure Service Bus and Service Bus for Windows Server

  A while ago I was asked to do a simple comparison between Service Bus for Windows Server (SBWS) and Azure Service Bus (ASB) so I thought I’d share this with you all.   Most of this stuff is probably obvious.  A more detailed comparison is available here and is well worth a read. Installation and…

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