What’s in This Chapter
An important component of any cloud architecture is the means by which the various components communicate. This chapter examines the September 2011 Release of the Service Bus, a cloud-hosted platform designed to enable on-premises to on-premises, cloud-hosted to cloud-hosted, and hybrid on-premises to cloud-hosted communication scenarios.
The Windows Azure Service Bus represents a rich collection of cloud-hosted services that enables both brokered and relayed communication scenarios. This section introduces the major features Service Bus provides.
Service Bus brokered messaging takes the basic concept of a hosted queue and extends it to provide support for:
These features enable message-driven communication between managed and REST clients, both on-premises and cloud-hosted, so long as the Service Bus is accessible from the clients by TCP or outbound ...