.Net Distributed Caching Solution Part 1: Installation of Windows Server Appfabric

Jun 25, 2012

Here is a mulitpart series on distributed caching solution using Windows Server AppFabric for .NET applications. In this part, we would cover the installation of Windows Server AppFabric Distributed Caching Solution.


This series covers the following parts:
  •  Part 1 - Installation of Windows Server AppFabric Distributed Caching Solution
  •  Part 2 - Configuration Options for Windows Server AppFabric Distributed Caching Solution
  •  Part 3 - Common Commands for Windows Server AppFabric Distributed Caching Solution
  •  Part 4 - Configuring Sitecore with Windows Server AppFabric Distributed Caching Solution and Cache Eviction using Sitecore Events.
  •  Part 5 - Production Configuration for Windows Server AppFabric Distributed Caching Solution
Before we can go into the details of these, lets look at typical installation process. Typical installation would involve the following

This would install the AppFabric software on your machine. The next step in the process is to create a cache cluster and add hosts to it, which is going to be the next part in the series.