We are excited to announce that the Beta 2 release of Windows Server AppFabric is now available for download via http://msdn.microsoft.com/appfabric . This is the Windows Server AppFabric build that works with the RC (Release Candidate) build of Visual Studio 2010/.NET 4. Windows Server AppFabric is a set of application services focused on improving the speed, scale, and management of Web, Composite, and Enterprise applications. This release represents our “feature complete” milestone. That is, it contains all the features that we plan to ship in Windows Server AppFabric v1 by Q3 of 2010
Some of the new AppFabric "Caching" features added in this release are –
Also checkout http://blogs.msdn.com/endpoint/archive/2010/02/26/windows-server-appfabric-beta-2-available.aspx for more on Hosting and Service Management features in this release.
We are excited about our Beta 2 release and would love to hear what you think.
Windows AppFabric Caching Team