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Applied Architecture Patterns on the Microsoft Platform by Stephen W. Thomas, Rama Ramani, Richard Seroter, Mike Sexton, Ewan Fairweather

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Example solution

Let us look at a couple of quick solutions that demonstrate the capabilities of Windows Server AppFabric.

AppFabric hosting and monitoring

AppFabric is an excellent host for .NET 4 Workflow services providing simple hosting and monitoring. In Chapter 2, Windows Communication Foundation and Windows Workflow 4.0 Primer, a simple Workflow Service was created. Now, we'll take that service and host it inside IIS and monitor it using the new monitoring features.

  1. Open the AppliedArchitecture.Chapter3.Monitoring.sln project from the<Installation Directory>\Chapter3\Begin folder. This is the same solution used in the previous chapter.
  2. Set the workflow project to use IIS for hosting by selecting the project, right-click on Chapter3.IntroToWFService ...

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