10 ASP.NET Performance and Scalability Secrets

Omar AL Zabir had published one of his great posts again. This one is dedicated to ASP.NET performance and scalability secrets. Here are part of his explanation words:

ASP.NET 2.0 has many secrets, when revealed, can give you big performance and scalability boost. For instance, there are secret bottlenecks in Membership and Profile provider which can be solved easily to make authentication and authorization faster. Furthermore, ASP.NET Http pipeline can be tweaked to avoid executing unnecessary code that gets hit on each and every request. Not only that, ASP.NET Worker Process can be pushed to its limit to squeeze out every drop of performance out of it. Page fragment output caching on the browser (not on the server) can save significant amount of download time on repeated visits. On demand UI loading can give your site a fast and smooth feeling. Finally, Content Delivery Networks (CDN) and proper use of HTTP Cache headers can make your website screaming fast when implemented properly. In this article, you will learn these techniques that can give your ASP.NET application a big performance and scalability boost and prepare it to perform well under 10 times to 100 times more traffic.

In that article he will cover:
* ASP.NET Pipeline optimization
* ASP.NET Process configuration optimization
* Things you must do for ASP.NET before going live
* Content Delivery Network
* Caching AJAX calls on browser
* Making best use of Browser Cache
* On demand progressive UI loading for fast smooth experience
* Optimize ASP.NET 2.0 Profile provider
* How to query ASP.NET 2.0 Membership tables without bringing down the site
* Prevent Denial of Service (DOS) attack

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