Introducing Project Codename "Velocity"

The advances in processors, memory, storage, and connectivity have paved the way for next-generation applications that are data-driven, whose data could reside anywhere (i.e. on the desktops, mobile devices, servers, and in the cloud) and that require access from anywhere (i.e. local, remote, over the network, from mobile devices, in connected and disconnected mode). This…

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Announcing Velocity CTP3 !

Velocity Team is happy to announce release of Microsoft project code named “Velocity” CTP3 For community technology preview 3 (CTP3), Microsoft project code named “Velocity” offers several enhancements and revised APIs. The enhancements include cache notifications feature, performance improvements, security enhancements, and new cluster management options. There have also been updates to the installation program….

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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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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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The dreaded error – Cache::Get: The request timed out

Sometimes you see this error in the Get calls and this can freak out people. There are a few reasons why this error may come. Internally we have a 15second timeout for calls (either Get or Put) .So if are not able to satisfy the request within that time, we timeout and throw this error…

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Velocity CTP3 …

Microsoft distributed cache project codename ‘Velocity’ CTP3 is coming out soon, as we are working hard toward CTP3 launch (around MIX 09) with improvements in Scalability, Availability, Notifications etc More details to come with Velocity CTP3 release…  

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Announcing Windows Server AppFabric Beta2 Release

We are excited to announce that the Beta 2 release of Windows Server AppFabric is now available for download via http://msdn.microsoft.com/appfabric .  This is the Windows Server AppFabric build that works with the RC (Release Candidate) build of Visual Studio 2010/.NET 4. Windows Server AppFabric is a set of application services focused on improving the speed, scale,…

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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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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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