Monthly Archives: July 2005

Objects vs. DataSets – Is it Really About the Technical Aspects?

I have been meaning to talk about Objects vs. DataSets ever since Ambrose Little’s session at the Tampa Code Camp as well as my reading of Dino Esposito’s Cutting Edge Article, DataSets vs. Collections, in the August 2005 Edition of … Continue reading 

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Web Applications: N-Tier vs. N-Layer

Rocky Lhotka has a nice post describing n-tier vs. n-layer in .NET applications and the benefits and trade-offs associated with these practices.  You can read Rocky’s post here, called Should all apps be n-tier? I thought I would piggy-back on his post … Continue reading 

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ASP.NET Page Profiling using Page Tracing

I wrote two previous posts about building high performance and scalable ASP.NET websites: Developing High Performance and Scalable ASP.NET Websites Avoid Chatty Interfaces Between the Tiers in Your ASP.NET Web Application The point I was trying to make in these … Continue reading 

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Avoid Chatty Interfaces Between the Tiers in Your ASP.NET Web Application

Jeffrey made a good comment on my previous post, Developing High Performance and Scalable ASP.NET Websites, concerning developers that try and squeeze every last drop of performance from their code, but fail to look at the “out-of-process” calls that tend to … Continue reading 

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Developing High Performance and Scalable ASP.NET Websites

A handful of times this week I heard someone mention the phrase – developing high performance and scalable ASP.NET websites.  I don’t know why, but everytime I hear this phrase I am attracted to it like a moth to a flame.  … Continue reading 

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