Microsoft Enterprise Library 5.0 Integration Pack for Windows Azure

The Microsoft Enterprise Library Integration Pack for Windows Azure is an extension to the Microsoft Enterprise Library 5.0 that can be used with Windows Azure. It includes the Autoscaling Application Block, the Transient Fault Handling Application Block, a protected configuration provider and the Blob configuration source.
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      This is a major release which provides many new features for Windows Azure application developers and IT professionals:

      • Two new application blocks:
        • Autoscaling Application Block ("Wasabi")
        • Transient Fault Handling Application Block ("Topaz")
      • Blob configuration source
      • Windows PowerShell cmdlets for Wasabi
      • Protected configuration provider
      • Updated database creation scripts
      • On-premises sample application for hosting the Autoscaling Application Block and exploratory testing (packaged with the Integration Pack Source and located under (install location)/WindowsAzure/Autoscaling/Hosts/ConsoleAutoscaler)
      • Experience guidance:
        • Reference documentation
        • Developer’s guide
        • Tailspin Surveys sample application
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

      • For the application blocks:
        • Operating systems: Windows 7 Professional or higher, 32-bit and 64-bit; Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2008
        • Windows Azure Tools for Visual Studio and Windows Azure SDK v1.6 (all-in-one installer can be found at
        • Additionally, in order to run unit tests, Moq (v4.0 or later) is required.
        • Optionally, in order to use the Logging Application Block Logger, the Microsoft Enterprise Library 5.0 Logging Application Block is required (available via NuGet or as an MSDN download)
      • For the Windows PowerShell cmdlets:
        • Operating systems: Windows 7 Professional or higher, 32-bit and 64-bit; Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2008; Windows PowerShell cmdlets have also been tested on Windows Server 2003
      • For the Tailspin Surveys sample application: Note: The Tailspin Surveys sample application has been tested on Windows 7 Professional 32-bit and 64-bit, and on the Windows Server 2008 R2 platforms. It will likely work on other platforms if you satisfy the pre-requisites identified by the Dependency Checker, but those have not been included in the test matrix.
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