Sela Dev Days 2011

May 22, 2011

During the last week of June (26-30) we’re going to have a 5 day conference in Sela about current and new technologies in the field of web, mobile, desktop, and server development. If you’re interested in Silverlight, Windows Phone 7, HTML 5, WPF, WCF, or simply want to learn more about advanced .NET development, come and learn from the experts. During this week, I will have three full-day sessions in the field of web development: Advanced WCF - Deep dive into WCF, understand the concept of hosting and extensibility, and learn how to tune and...
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Did you mean the hpcpack command?

May 19, 2011

Did you reach this post because you are a frequent reader of my blog? or did you get here because you are looking for the Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 command called hpcpack? The hpcpack is a command that is used in Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 (SP1 currently) to create deployment packages that are installed in Azure worker nodes. With the hpcpack you can create a .zip file that contains the content you wish to deploy, upload the package to the Azure storage where all HPC application packages are stored (it is a special blob created...

Problems with WCF Scaling

May 5, 2011

Every once in a while, people ask me about problems they have when trying to use a single WCF service with multiple concurrent calls. The first think I tell them is to check their WCF throttling settings. The throttling behavior in WCF controls how many instances and session WCF can create and manage at once. These settings also depend on the binding you use. For example if you have a single proxy on the client side that sends many async calls at once, and you use basicHttpBinding, WCF will by default create many instances on the...
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