Building distributed applications in this modern era can be a tedious task as customers expect high availability, high performance, and improved resilience. With the help of this book, you’ll discover how you can harness the power of Microsoft Orleans to build impressive distributed applications.

Distributed .NET with Microsoft Orleans will demonstrate how to leverage Orleans to build highly scalable distributed applications step by step in the least possible time and with minimum effort. You’ll explore some of the key concepts of Microsoft Orleans, including the Orleans programming model, runtime, virtual actors, hosting, and deployment. As you advance, you’ll become well-versed with important Orleans assets such as grains, silos, timers, and persistence. Throughout the book, you’ll create a distributed application by adding key components to the application as you progress through each chapter and explore them in detail.

By the end of this book, you’ll h …