Today, at PDC09 keynote a new functionality for Windows Server was announced: Windows Server AppFabric. It is basically two projects combined into a product: “Dublin” and “Velocity”. So you can expect advanced caching scenarios for applications, hosting and provisioning of applications and advanced management tools for your apps.

Official website is here, you can expect Beta soon, so check it out. The description of the product from the website:

“Windows Server AppFabric is a set of integrated technologies that make it easier to build, scale and manage web and composite applications that run on IIS”

As Cloud is an integral part of Microsoft platform story, Windows Azure AppFabric will be available in 2010 as well…