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.
During the client/server era, scalability wasn't really a concern because there weren't that many concurrent users. Today, with Web technologies, you can easily have hundreds of thousands of users, which causes issues with data storage.
ASP.NET architecture allows applications to scale by adding more Web servers in a load-balanced Web farm. However, in ASP.NET, data storage is not very scalable when it comes to handling a growing number of transactions. As a result, if you increase the transaction load, the data storage starts to slow down and eventually grinds to a halt.Read full Article