AppFabric Cache- Caching Session State

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Released: Apr 29, 2011
Updated: Apr 29, 2011 by AppFabricDemos
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Release Notes

This walkthrough demonstrates how to use the Windows Azure AppFabric Cache to cache ASP.NET Session State. This includes
  • Storing user activity in the ASP.NET Session object
  • Demonstrating what happens if the connection to web role containing the Session data is lost
  • Deploying the Windows Azure AppFabric Cache to store Session State data in the distributed cache
  • Demonstrating the distributed cache will persist Session State data to a new web role

If you want to follow along with the video, this archive has the following resources:
  • Solution file containing sample code of the beginning state of the project
  • This readme file

Prerequisites to Run the Solution
  • AppFabric Portal account and a provisioned cache; please see “How to Set Up and Deploy a Simple Cache”, on CodePlex for more information.
  • Visual Studio 2010 or Visual Web Developer Express.

Click here to view video on Showcase

Reviews for this release

Suggestions for improvement: The Prerequisites to Run the Solution should include mention of the production release of Windows Azure AppFabric SDK V1.0. A link to the SDK would also be helpful. I had difficulty reading the code in the video even when I use the WMV option.
by JohnMorrill on May 2, 2011 at 12:13 AM