.NET Rocks!

MassTransit Update with Chris Patterson

Episode #1228 Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Time to revisit MassTransit! Carl and Richard talk to Chris Patterson about his work on MassTransit and more. MassTransit is an open source .NET service bus that is happy running on-premise or in the cloud. The conversation explores the evolution of MassTransit and the way the Enterprise Service Bus has evolved. SOA is a fine idea and SOAP works, but is there an easier way? Chris talks about better queuing with RabbitMQ, to the point that the latest version of MassTransit doesn't support MSMQ. And then there are microservices... does this make sense in the modern service-oriented application?


Chris Patterson

Chris Patterson is principal architect for RelayHealth, the connectivity business of the nation's leading healthcare services company. There he is responsible for the architecture and development of applications and services that accelerate care delivery by connecting patients, providers, pharmacies, and financial institutions. Previously, he led the development of a new content delivery platform for TV Guide, enabling the launch of a new entertainment network seen on thousands of cable television systems. In his spare time, Chris is an active open-source developer, contributing to projects including MassTransit, a messaging and distributed application framework, as well as Topshelf, a service hosting framework. In 2015, Chris received his seventh consecutive Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award in Visual C#. Chris was also granted the title of Fellow with McKesson in 2014. It's a career long title with the company recognizing the top technologists throughout McKesson.


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