Premium Messaging: How fast is it?

Now that Service Bus Premium Messaging has become generally available, many of our customers are asking “how fast is it?” In order to answer that question, we made a quick performance bench-marking .NET application. The app should give you an idea of what kind of performance to expect with your setup. We ran 3 different…


Things to know about premium messaging

Happy summer! We just wanted to check in and let you know a couple of things about the upcoming general availability of our premium messaging offering. As we have more and more customers join our preview program, we wanted to make sure that you are aware of a few benefits, as well as a couple…


Event Processor Host Best Practices Part 2

In the last blog we talked about the basics of the EventProcessorHost. In this blog we’ll talk about some deeper details around lease management and EventProcessorHost options. Lease management Checkpointing is not the only use of the storage connection string performed by EventProcessorHost.  Partition ownership (that is reader ownership) is also performed for you.  This…


Event Processor Host Best Practices Part 1

Azure Event Hubs is a very powerful telemetry ingestion service that was created by the Service Bus team.  It went into General Availability in late October and today can be used to stream millions of events for very low cost.  The key to scale for Event Hubs is the idea of partitioned consumers.  In contrast…