Messaging

Eventual consistency and the trade-offs required by distributed development

4 May 2014

Developers who have been brought up on the certainties of ACID transactions often have a problem trusting eventual consistency. Once you start exploring the requirements in more depth this really so much of a handicap.

Writing a brokered messaging client for Azure Service Bus that is production-ready

22 April 2013

Azure’s Brokered Message API provides a basic set of methods that make it easy to start sending and receiving messages through the Azure Service Bus. The problem is that it doesn’t do much to provide some of the basic scaffolding required by a serviceable messaging client.