Posts tagged Velocity

AppFabric Cache POC finished!!!


I finally got the entire project running and got the metrics I needed in order to do my presentation next week. I managed to take 15.6 million records and push them into the cache, performed 6.3 million key lookups, and 800k region lookups with tags in just under one hour. All on my laptop!!! This same workload was captured from an hours worth of processing from 64 application servers with 5 database servers. So far, I’m very much impressed. More details of this to follow when I can produce examples for public consumption.

AppFabric Caching Admin Tool


I ran across this nifty Codeplex project the other day which puts a nice graphical interface onto the AppFabric Distributed Cache PowerShell scripts. Now instead of opening up a PS window to get everything started, I simply launch this tool and it starts up the cache for me. It allows you to manage items at the Cluster, Host, Name, and even down to the Region.

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Windows Server AppFabric RC released


The release candidate of Windows Server AppFabric is now available for download at

Please remember that if you are running previous versions such as Beta1 and Beta2 that you will need to uninstall the AppFabric Beta first, and then remove any RC versions of .Net before attempting the install. Please read the ReleaseNotes.docx for more information.

Velocity is now part of AppFabric


The project codenamed “Velocity” has now become part of Windows Server AppFabric. Windows Server AppFabric has three core capabilities: Caching (from “Velocity”), as well as workflow and service management (from “Dublin”). More info can be found at the Microsoft Windows Server Developer Center: Windows Server AppFabric

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