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    Microsoft AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server is the latest update of AppFabric, a set of integrated technologies that make it easier to build, scale, and manage Web and composite applications that run on IIS.
    • Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.
      Version:

      1.1.0.0

      File Name:

      WindowsServerAppFabricSetup_x64.exe

      WindowsServerAppFabricSetup_x86.exe

      Date Published:

      3/21/2012

      File Size:

      32.1 MB

      32.1 MB

          AppFabric is a set of integrated technologies that make it easier to build, scale, and manage Web and composite applications that run on IIS. AppFabric targets applications built using ASP.NET, Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), and Windows Workflow Foundation (WF).


          It provides out-of-the-box capabilities for you to easily build and manage composite applications, including:
          • Enhanced design and development tools in Visual Studio to build rich composite applications
          • Management and monitoring of services and workflows via integration with IIS Manager and Windows PowerShell
          • Distributed in-memory application cache to improve application performance


          AppFabric allows developers to build their next-generation composite applications, and for administrators to host and manage them. It integrates technologies previewed as code name "Dublin" and code name "Velocity".


          The following AppFabric Caching features have been added in this release:
          • Read-through and write-behind provider support
          • Graceful shutdown
          • Domain account support
          • New ASP.NET session state and output caching providers
          • Compression
          • Multiple cache client application configuration sections




    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Vista

        • Upgrade from AppFabric 1.0 is supported, but it is important to review the known issues and the post-installation steps necessary to complete the upgrade. For more information, see the release notes.
        • Click the Download button to download the appropriate file for your operating system and architecture. See the table in the additional information section to select the correct file.
        • Choose to Save the file to your hard drive.
        • Find the file on your hard drive. Right-click on it and select 'Run as Administrator'. Click on 'Yes' when prompted.
        • The installation wizard will start; follow the instructions to complete the installation. For more information on how to use the wizard to configure your system consult the Installing AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server.

        • NOTE: While using AppFabric, you may configure your server, site or your application to use some AppFabric’s specific features. Upon uninstall of AppFabric, however, this may cause your applications to be in a non-functional or undesirable state. Reinstalling a later build of AppFabric will address this issue, or alternatively we have created an uninstall cleanup utility that will automatically restore the state of your applications. This readme describes the use of the uninstall tool that is downloadable here.
        • Following installation, consider installing the Cumulative update package 2 for Microsoft AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server for the latest updates and fixes.
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