Windows Azure Service Bus Topics, the first encounter

Service Bus is the infrastructure provided by Windows Azure for implementing messaging patterns. Click here for further information about messaging management on Windows Azure.

I’m currently thinking about a “notification server” using the cloud and Service Bus seems to fit my requirements. This article describes “Queues, Topics and Subscriptions” concepts:

These “brokered” messaging capabilities can be thought of as asynchronous, or decoupled messaging features that support publish-subscribe, temporal decoupling, and load balancing scenarios using the Service Bus messaging fabric. Decoupled communication has many advantages; for example, clients and servers can connect as needed and perform their operations in an asynchronous fashion.

Yes, it’s what I need.. let’s start to develop a test project, in order to understand also the development time (I’m a dba, but please appreciate my efforts 🙂 )

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