Chapter 1. Hello, Service Fabric!

This book is about Microsoft Azure Service Fabric, a distributed systems platform that makes it easy to build large-scale, highly available, low-latency, and easily manageable services. Service Fabric brings you the same technology that empowers cloud-scale applications such as Cortana, Skype for Business, and SQL databases so that you can easily design, implement, scale, and manage your own services leveraging the power of next-generation distributed computing.

Before you embark on the journey with Service Fabric, let’s reflect on what makes a great platform as a service (PaaS) and why you need a new PaaS to build the next generation of cloud-based services.

A modern PaaS

A PaaS is designed with agility, scalability, ...

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