PDC Videos are here!

Anil and myself presented Velocity at PDC – I did an overview (Intro) session while Anil did an under-the-hood and futures session. The videos are here TL14 Project “Velocity”: A First Look Presenter: Murali Krishnaprasad   Resources: PPTX | ZIP    Download: WMV-HQ | WMV | Zune | MP4     TL56 Project “Velocity”: Under…

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Changes to Session State Provider Configuration (web.config) for CTP2

Some changes are needed to be done in the application’s configuration (web.config) to use the session state provider with CTP2 binaries. The changes (the differences between CTP1 Yellow and CTP2 green) are listed below: 1)      <configSections> : Under this tag the type attribute of  “dcacheClient” and “fabric” elements are changed. The old and new values…

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Announcing CTP2 of Microsoft project code name "Velocity"

Today we are announcing CTP2 of Microsoft Project Code Name Velocity. Please download the CTP2 bits here. This entry will highlight what’s new with CTP2 and a follow-up request for feedback on what you would like to see in the product as we finalize on V1.   What’s New with CTP2?   CTP2 includes several…

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Are you going to PDC? We are…

Come meet the Velocity Team in the pavilion and learn about Project “Velocity” in our 2 breakout sessions. Project “Velocity”: A First Look presented by Murali Krishnaprasad, Architect It is predicted that all large applications will use a distributed data cache as the initial tier for all data access. This session presents an overview of…

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Velocity podcast

Craig Shoemaker interviewed us at TechEd and has posted the podcast on his website –   Architecting Web Scalability  http://polymorphicpodcast.com/shows/scaletheweb/  Muralidhar Krishnaprasad (MK) – MSFT

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Velocity TechEd Presentation

Anil and I gave a presentation on Velocity in one of the breakout sessions at TechEd. I have added the ppt to this blog and is also available on Skydrive http://cid-24acf41e6619b235.skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/Public/Velocity%20TechEd%202008.pptx  We also did a podcast with Scott  Hanselman- here is the link :http://www.hanselman.com/blog/HanselminutesPodcast116DistributedCachingWithMicrosoftsVelocity.aspx  We also did some video-casts there and will link to it once…

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Creating Multiple Velocity Instances on a Single Machine

This article will guide you through the process of creating more than one instance of Microsoft project code named “Velocity” (henceforth referred to as “Velocity” for the remainder of the article) on one standalone machine. All such instances created on this machine can form a cluster (or multiple clusters), just like it were installed on…

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How to Use Session State Provider (Microsoft Project code named Velocity)

Microsoft Distributed Cache code named Velocity ships with a custom Session State provider that use distributed cache to spread session objects across the cluster;  thus,  providing scalability to your web applications. To configure SessionStoreProvider in your web apps:   1.       Add <sessionState> element to your app’s  web.config file:     <sessionState  mode=“Custom“ customProvider=“SessionStoreProvider“>   <providers>…

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Project "Velocity" CTP1 Features

Hi,   I hope you got a chance to visit our velocity page, download the bits and try it out – We are waiting to hear your feedback and you give it us by commenting on this blog page or by visiting us on our velocity forum.   I want to talk about our CTP1…

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Microsoft Project Code Named "Velocity" – Followup

Yesterday, we announced the first CTP of Microsoft Project Code Named “Velocity”. This post is a follow-up to clear up  a couple of points that we’ve seen in forums.   First, the usage scenarios. Velocity is intended to provide distributed caching (in memory) for all .NET applications – from enterprise scale to web-scale. We believe…

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