Windows Azure AppFabric: A Strategic Core of Microsoft's Cloud Platform

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Summary

Continuing strategic investment in Windows Azure is moving Microsoft toward a leadership position in the cloud platform market, but success is not assured until user adoption confirms the company's vision and its ability to execute in this new environment.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • AppFabric Container
    • AppFabric Services
      • Service Bus
      • Access Control
      • Caching
      • Integration
      • Windows Azure AppFabric Composition Model and Composite App Service
      • Other Services
    • Influence on Other Microsoft Projects
      • Microsoft Software as a Service (Dynamics)
      • BizTalk Server
    • More Work Is Still Ahead
    • User Advice
  • Recommended Reading
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