In my last post, I talked about creating a simple distributed cache in Azure. In reality, we aren’t creating a true distributed cache – what we’re going to do is allow each server manage its own cache, but we’ll use WCF and inter-role communication to keep them in sync. The downside of this approach is that we’re wasting n* more RAM because each server has to maintain its own copy of the cached item. The upside is: this is easy to do.
I’m excited to announce that our Azure Firestarter series is getting ready to roll! Registration details at the bottom. Basically, I’m teaming up with my colleagues Peter Laudati and Jim ONeil and we’ll be travelling around. We’re intentionally been waiting to do these events so they post-PDC – this means we’ll include the new stuff we’re announcing at PDC! Also, for those wondering what was going on with the @home series, we’ll be doing that here, too, with some revamped ideas... [More]