Fabric stateful services: not exactly what you might expect

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Fabric stateful services: not exactly what you might expect this post will discuss the true nature of Service Fabric’s Stateful Services. at first glance you might thin that Stateful Service’s Reliable Collection is a central shard (partitioned) collection abstraction. in other words convenient API over Key Value database like Azure Table. the reality is quite different. Stateful Services has single primary instance per partition. Scaling out is possible by multiple partition, but the adding partition is not possible at runtime (you will have to redeploy the application). Beyond this, the collection is not shared between partitions....