back to article Party pooper Microsoft pulls plug on Party Cluster

Microsoft has said it is killing off Azure Party Clusters, the software giant’s free trial for Service Fabric workloads, so engineers can concentrate on stopping the rest of the stack from toppling. Citing a need "to focus our engineering efforts on supporting production workloads and enhancing the supportability of Service …

  1. Flakk Silver badge

    users required a Facebook login or GitHub account to join the party

    A Facebook login? Really? Doesn't Microsoft have its own OAuth service?

    1. dnicholas Bronze badge

      Re: users required a Facebook login or GitHub account to join the party

      Not on Mondays

    2. James Ashton

      Re: users required a Facebook login or GitHub account to join the party

      What's the betting there was a kick-back between Microsoft and Facebook?

  2. djstardust

    Everything Microsoft touches

    Is a cluster(fuck)

  3. M.V. Lipvig
    FAIL

    And this is why I'm anti-cloud.

    You set up your business to run in one, get everything up and operational, then the provider decides to pull the plug. Bam, all your hard work just went up in smoke and if you don't migrate quickly enough, so does your business. I'd rather pay more and maintain my own systems than save 5 bucks today just to go out of business the minute someone else decides it's not profitable enough.

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