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August 2018

Aug 22

Azure DevTest Labs: Public environment repository in labs

We're releasing a public repository of Azure Resource Manager templates for each lab.

July 2018

Jul 16

Azure Service Fabric introduces its fully managed option, Service Fabric Mesh

Azure Service Fabric introduces its fully managed option, Service Fabric Mesh, for building, deploying, and running business-critical microservice applications.

May 2018

May 21

Visual Studio Team Services | Azure DevOps Projects

Use Azure DevOps Projects to start running your application on Azure App Service or Virtual Machine hosts.

May 21

Azure Service Fabric | Service Fabric Mesh

Azure Service Fabric is a microservice platform for business critical applications.

May 4

Reliable Services and Reliable Actors on Linux now available to the public

With the new Java and .NET Core support, you can use your preferred language to build reliable services and actors with the Service Fabric API using .NET Core 2.0 and Java 8 SDKs on Linux. 

March 2018

Mar 19

Simplified process for creating secure Service Fabric clusters

We have simplified creating secure Service Fabric clusters in the portal, and removed the option to create unsecure Service Fabric clusters.

February 2018

Feb 15

Public preview: Automatic OS image updates in virtual machine scale sets

A new capability is in preview: automatic guest OS image updates in scale sets.

Feb 12

Templated Service Fabric cluster deployments

Templated Service Fabric clusters are now available. This will simplify deployment and operations for Azure Stack users.

Feb 12

Service Fabric on Windows Server and Linux VMs

We’re pleased to share that we're now supporting Service Fabric on your Windows Server and Linux virtual machines (VMs) running in Azure Stack.

October 2017

Oct 13

General availability: Service Fabric 6.0 on Linux

Service Fabric version 6.0 of the runtime and .NET SDK 2.8 are available. Service Fabric is generally available as a container orchestrator on Linux.

June 2017

Jun 27

Release of Service Fabric SDK Preview 0.9.0.0 and Runtime Preview 5.6.3.6 for Linux

Version 0.9.0.0 of the Azure Service Fabric SDK preview for Linux is now available, along with version 5.6.3.6 of the Service Fabric Runtime Preview for Linux.

Jun 27

Release of Service Fabric SDK 2.6.220 and Runtime 5.6.220 refresh for Windows

Version 2.6.220 of the Azure Service Fabric SDK is now available, along with version 5.6.220 of the Service Fabric Runtime and Standalone for Windows Server.

May 2017

May 16

General availability: Windows Server Container orchestration with Azure Service Fabric

Windows Server Container support on Azure Service Fabric is now generally available with the Service Fabric runtime 5.6 and SDK 2.6 release.

May 16

Release of Service Fabric SDK 2.6.204 and runtime 5.6.204 for Windows

Version 2.6.204 of the Azure Service Fabric SDK is now available, along with the 5.6.204 runtime that rolled out to Azure clusters worldwide.

May 11

Azure Service Fabric support for Docker Compose

Docker uses the docker-compose.yml file for defining multi-container applications. To make it easy for customers familiar with Docker to orchestrate existing container applications on Service Fabric, we will include preview support for Docker Compose natively in the platform.

April 2017

Apr 27

Azure Service Fabric for Linux

Azure Service Fabric is a microservices application platform that helps developers build and manage cloud-scale applications.

Apr 18

Release of Service Fabric SDK Preview 0.8.0.0 and Runtime Preview 5.5.0.2 for Linux

Azure Service Fabric has released updated versions of the Service Fabric SDK preview and runtime preview for Linux.

Apr 18

Release of Service Fabric SDK 2.5.216 and Runtime 5.5.216 for Windows

Azure Service Fabric has released updated versions of the Service Fabric SDK and runtime.

Apr 18

Service Fabric .NET SDK goes open source

The Service Fabric .NET SDK is now open source on GitHub. This includes Reliable Services, Reliable Actors, Service Remoting, and ASP.NET Core integration.

September 2016

Sep 27

General availability: Service Fabric for Windows Server

You can use Service Fabric for Windows Server to create a multiple-machine Service Fabric cluster in your own datacenter or in other public clouds.

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