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Hosting Workflows in Windows Server

There are no significant improvements in WF4.5 with regards to Microsoft AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server, but this book would not be complete without pointing out that AppFabric provides the perfect vehicle for running and managing WF4.5 workflows. This chapter will first explain why AppFabric was created, and then the caveats that might arise while installing it. Finally, AppFabric Server will be used to host WF4.5 workflows to demonstrate the tooling that it offers for running and managing workflows.

WF provides the framework for hosting, tracking, and persisting workflow instances, but building ...

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