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Service Bus for Windows Server High Availability


In my last installment I gave a brief overview over Service Bus for Windows Server. In this post I’m going to look at High Availability and why it is important. In my last project my job was to help a team out building a robust and reliable infrastructure which leverages Service Bus for Windows Server. On the first day we sat together and discussed the various questions the team had regarding reliability and availability. The first question started like that: “What can we do in code...

Service Bus for Windows Server Introduction


I talked a lot on this blog about the fallacies of distributed computing and how messaging addresses some of the fallacies. But messaging does more, it helps to decouple (temporal, spatial and platform coupling vice) your components which build up a system. Service Bus for Windows Server provides messaging capabilities of Windows Azure Service Bus on Windows for On-Premise purposes (self-managed environments and on developer computers). It contains a rich feature set such as reliable queues, a...

Administration of MSMQ


If you are doing integration over Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ) all the provided links in this blogpost could be very useful. Administration of Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ) can be hard without the right information at your fingertips. Here you find everything necessary to setup and operate MSMQ successfully. Most of these links are very old and some of the administration information is a bit outdated on latest Windows Servers. Nonetheless are this blog post very helpful to understand the...

Bad DNS Server Settings in GPO


For a Project I hade change the DNS Server settings on several client computers. All Clients hade fixed IP and DNS Settings on the clients and the customer want not to change to a DHCP. I can understand this approach because fixing the IP of computers can improve network security and awareness. My first approach was to look inside the GPO of Windows XP. And after 2 minutes searching look what I fond under: “Computer Configuration – Administrative Templates – Network – DNS Client – DNS...

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