Windows Azure AppFabric Caching Service Released!

Recently, at the MIX conference we announced the release of a new version of the Access Control service and the upcoming release of the Caching service. Today we are excited to announce that the Caching service has been released as a production service. The Caching service is a distributed, in-memory, application cache service that accelerates…


4/20/2011 – Updated IP addresses for AppFabric Data Centers

Today (4/20/2011) the Windows Azure platform AppFabric has updated the IP Ranges on which the AppFabric nodes are hosted.  If your firewall restricts outbound traffic, you will need to perform the additional step of opening your outbound TCP Ports and IP Addresses for these nodes. Please see the 1/28/2010 “Additional Data Centers for Windows Azure…


Windows Azure AppFabric Access Control April release available now!

Windows Azure AppFabric Access Control April release has been released to production and is now generally available at http://windows.azure.com. The new version of the Access Control service represents a major step forward from the previous production version, introducing support for web application single sign-on (SSO) scenarios using WS-Federation, federation for SOAP and REST web services…


Announcing the commercial release of Windows Azure AppFabric Caching and Access Control

Today at the MIX conference we announced the first production release of Windows Azure AppFabric Caching service and a release of a new version of the production Access Control service. These two AppFabric services are particularly appealing and powerful for web development. The Caching service is a distributed, in-memory, application cache service that accelerates the…


Windows Azure AppFabric Caching availability announced!!

Windows Azure AppFabric Caching will be released to production at the end of April 2011. The CTP of the Caching service has been available for trial since October 2010. Windows Azure AppFabric Caching is an explicit, in-memory, distributed caching service that: Caches all types of data (CLR objects, rows, XML, binary data etc) Provides multi-tenant…


Windows Azure AppFabric April release now available featuring a new version of the Access Control service!

We are excited to announce that today we released the Windows Azure AppFabric April release that includes a new version of the Access Control service. The new version of the Access Control service includes all the great capabilities and enhancements that have been available in the Community Technology Preview (CTP) of the service for several…


Windows Azure AppFabric Caching Article in MSDN Magazine

The April 2011 issue of MSDN Magazine features an article on the Windows Azure AppFabric Caching service written by Karandeep Anand from the AppFabric product team, and Wade Wegner our technical evangelist. Read the article to learn what is the Windows Azure AppFabric Caching, what it is good for, and how to get started. Follow…