Sending to an Event Hub with JMS

Newly posted on GitHub, a sender sample for use with the Qpid JMS AMQP 1.0 client. Note that the ability to set a partition key on a message requires a feature not in the currently released version of the client (0.30) but which should be available in the next release. The other ways of sending…


Using Service Bus with the Proton-C client

One of the third-party clients that we have tested with Service Bus is Proton-C, a client that is part of the Apache Qpid project. Proton-C has gone through five versions since we started working with it, and each one has some differences from previous versions which are important for users to know about. The samples…


Updated Service Bus and EventProcessorHost Assemblies Released

The Service Bus team has updated the Service Bus client assembly for .NET as well as the EventProcessorHost assembly for Event Hubs.  EventProcessorHost This assembly is the intelligent consumer agent for Event Hubs and greatly simplifies the process of creating streaming applications with Event Hubs.  If you’re writing code this is the most common way…


SAS Support for Service Bus added to BizTalk Server 2013 R2

Our partners on the BizTalk Server team have updated the BizTalk Service Bus Messaging Adapter for BizTalk Server 2013 R2 to include Shared Access Signature authentication for Service Bus Queues and Topics.  This is now the default behavior in Service Bus namespaces and often fits closer with actual customer authentication needs.  For more information see…


New PowerShell 0.8.9 released

Last week the Azure SDK team released Microsoft Azure PowerShell 0.8.9 which can be installed with the Web Platform installer.  This updated includes a new -CreateACSNamespace parameter for the New-AzureSBNamespacecmdlet that we talked about in Change to Azure Service Bus Portal: Default Authentication Mechanism for Service Bus Namespaces now SAS.  This new optional parameter defaults to True for…


Updated Event Hubs NuGet Packages

There are new client packages available for Service Bus today with an added focus on Event Hubs.  Service Bus .NET Client 2.4.3 https://www.nuget.org/packages/WindowsAzure.ServiceBus/2.4.3 EventHub: add API to allow inclusive offset specification at receiver creation. Messaging: improve RetryExponential constructor usability with updated API documentation   Event Hubs EventProcessorHost https://www.nuget.org/packages/Microsoft.Azure.ServiceBus.EventProcessorHost/0.3.1 Allow user to supply a starting offset for…


Updated Service Bus 1.1 for Windows Server 1.0.4 Client Assembly

The Service Bus team has released an updated client assembly on nuget for Service Bus for Windows Server 1.1.  This update addresses a SAS feature that was added to the Azure Service Bus client in the 2.4 release: the ability to create a connection to Service Bus using only a token and not SAS Key. …


Change to Azure Service Bus Portal: Default Authentication Mechanism for Service Bus Namespaces now SAS

What are we changing A change has been made to the user experience in the Azure portal for Service Bus namespace creation.  When creating a Service Bus namespace in the Azure portal only SAS authentication will be enabled by default.  The accompanying ACS namespace will no longer be created and paired to the Service Bus…