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Optimize ASP.NET Performance with View State Caching

Optimize ASP.NET Performance with View State Caching (New)

by: Iqbal Khan

ASP.NET View State does come with a few issues that you need to understand and resolve. Once you resolve these issues, you are able to benefit from ASP.NET View State without any problems. This tip outlines View State problems and a respective mechanism for how to deal with them.
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MSDN Magazine - How to Handle Relational Data in a Distributed Cache

How to Handle Relational Data in a Distributed Cache (New)

by: Iqbal Khan

The Microsoft .NET Framework has become popular for developing an array of high-transaction applications including Web, service-oriented architecture (SOA), high-performance computing or grid computing, and cloud computing. All these application architectures are scalable. But a major bottleneck occurs in the data storage—normally a relational database—which isn't able to scale and handle the increased transaction load that the application tier can.
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Microsoft TechNet - Optimize SharePoint with External Storage

SharePoint 2010: Streamline SharePoint with RBS

by: Iqbal Khan

Millions of documents are stored in SQL server in a SharePoint environment which can choke it. In SharePoint 2010 and SQL Server 2008 R2, Microsoft released a native .NET-based Remote BLOB Storage (RBS) interface to help reduce database size considerably. In this regard, there are following main areas of SharePoint enhancements:

  • Reducing storage costs through multi-tier BLOB storage
  • Linking non-SharePoint document libraries to SharePoint
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Visual Studio Magazine - Scale ASP.NET Apps Through Distributed Caching

Scaling Java and JSP Apps with Distributed Caching

by: Iqbal Khan

Java is the technology of choice for high-end enterprise applications. The most common applications that developers are involved with are JavaServer Pages web applications, also known as JSP applications. JSP has become one of the two standards for developing high traffic web applications, the other being Microsoft ASP.NET. Being part of Java, JSP has been popular for a long time and is highly instrumental in promoting Web technologies for developing high-traffic applications.
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Visual Studio Magazine - Scale ASP.NET Apps Through Distributed Caching

Scale ASP.NET Apps Through Distributed Caching

by: Iqbal Khan

ASP.NET has become a highly popular technology for developing Web applications. A large number of these ASP.NET applications need to scale to accommodate the growing number of transactions and traffic they support.
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Microsoft TechNet - Optimize SharePoint with External Storage

SharePoint 2010: Optimize SharePoint with External Storage

by: Iqbal Khan

SharePoint has clearly staked its claim as one of the premier collaboration platforms. Working together means sharing documents, so among its many other features, SharePoint includes document management. Therefore, you're probably using SharePoint as a place to store your documents to make it easier to share them with others.

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MSDN Magazine - Runtime Data Sharing Through an Enterprise Distributed Cache

Runtime Data Sharing Through an Enterprise Distributed Cache

by: Iqbal Khan

Many organizations use a combination of Microsoft .NET Framework and Java applications, especially midsize to large organizations that can't commit to only one technology for various reasons. Often, they employ Web applications, service-oriented architecture (SOA) Web services and other server applications that process lots of transactions.
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Microsoft TechNet - Improve SharePoint 2010 Performance with RBS

Improve SharePoint 2010 Performance with RBS

by: Iqbal Khan

SharePoint has become an extremely popular portal platform. It provides a great number of applications for collaborating among different company groups or even between different companies. Process management, document management and other major applications are all part of SharePoint's array of features.
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MSDN Magazine - Address Scalability Bottlenecks with Distributed Caching

Address Scalability Bottlenecks with Distributed Caching

by: Iqbal Khan

After the explosion of Web applications to accommodate high-traffic usage, the next big wave has become service-oriented architecture (SOA). SOA is destined to become a standard way for developing extremely scalable applications, and cloud computing platforms like Windows Azure represent a giant leap in moving SOA toward achieving this goal.
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Redmondmag.com - SharePoint Demands Performance and Scalability

SharePoint Demands Performance and Scalability

by: Iqbal Khan

SharePoint has become an extremely popular Microsoft product. As is well known, it's a portal platform and provides a great number of needed applications for collaboration among different company groups or even between different companies. It also includes process management, document management and other major applications, all part of SharePoint's array of features.
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Redmondmag.com - Building Massively Scalable Grids

Building Massively Scalable Grids

by: Iqbal Khan

An Enterprise Data Grid is a new form of IT infrastructure that gives high-transaction applications improved scalability and reduces the stress they impose on the database. For .NET and Windows platforms, these applications could be ASP.NET applications or service-oriented architecture (SOA) applications developed as Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) services and hosted in IIS or TCP in a multiserver environment. These applications can be developed in C#, VB.NET or any of the leading programming languages. Similarly, applications developed in Java, PHP or other programming languages fall into the same category.
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Redmondmag.com - Clouds Done Right

Clouds Done Right - Distributed Caching Removes Bottlenecks

by: Iqbal Khan

The promises of cloud computing are alluring: get rid of your data center, shrink the administration load, reduce backup expenses and put all the work on a service provider. Then reality sets in: Can the cloud handle high transaction volume and high-traffic applications?
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Microsoft TechNet - Providing Scalability for ASP.NET Applications

ASP.NET Web Cache Spurs Performance and Scalability

by: Iqbal Khan

Applications based on ASP.NET, Microsoft's Web-application framework, are making greater inroads into the enterprise. At the same time, bottlenecks resulting from growing numbers of users and transactions continue to prompt IT professional to call for improved performance and scalability.

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MSDN Magazine - Distributed Caching On The Path To Scalability

Distributed Caching On The Path To Scalability

by: Iqbal Khan

If you're developing an ASP.NET application, Web services or a high-performance computing (HPC) application, you're likely to encounter major scalability issues as you try to scale and put more load on your application.

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Microsoft TechNet - Providing Scalability for ASP.NET Applications

Providing Scalability for ASP.NET Applications

by: Iqbal Khan

The popularity of ASP.NET, the Web application framework from Microsoft, continues to grow by leaps and bounds within the developer, enterprise, and IT ranks. There is one area of difficulty, however: scaling ASP.NET applications out of the box is simply not possible. [Read more]


Integrated Solutions for Retailers Magazine - Distributed Caching Makes Cents

Distributed Caching Makes Cents

by: Iqbal Khan

The old adage ‘time is money’ is especially true for today’s retailers relying on their advanced information systems and server farms. As systems' response times increases, so does a retailer's productivity and revenue.
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destinationCRM.com: Basic Tenets for Turbo-Charging CRM

Basic Tenets for Turbo-Charging CRM

by: Iqbal Khan

This trio lets you do more for less cost. [Read more]


How to Optimize Scalability for ASP.NET Web Applications -- Enterprise Systems

How to Optimize Scalability for ASP.NET Web Applications

by: Iqbal Khan

How to keep your Web apps running smoothly when workloads rise. [Read more]


Maintaining Hospital Information System Performance

Maintaining Hospital Information System Performance

by: Iqbal Khan

As Web and service-oriented architecture technologies become more popular, hospitals are adopting them rapidly for automating their operations and allowing their administrative staffs, doctors and patients to directly access the hospital information system (HIS). While this has introduced a lot of efficiencies in hospital operations, it has also introduced new headaches for hospital IT management due to an increased load on the HIS. Distributed caching provides scalability that can relieve overloaded hospital information system and re-invigorate listless systems.
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