Software Architecture-Improving .NET Application Performance and Scalability

Improving .NET Application Performance and Scalability

Summary: This guide provides end-to-end guidance for managing performance and scalability throughout your application life cycle to reduce risk and lower total cost of ownership. It provides a framework that organizes performance into a handful of prioritized categories where your choices heavily impact performance and scalability success. The logical units of the framework help integrate performance throughout your application life cycle. Information is segmented by roles, including architects, developers, testers, and administrators, to make it more relevant and actionable. This guide provides processes and actionable steps for modeling performance, measuring, testing, and tuning your applications. Expert guidance is also provided for improving the performance of managed code, ASP.NET, Enterprise Services, Web services, remoting, ADO.NET, XML, and SQL Server.

Table of content

Part I, Introduction to Engineering for Performance

Chapter 1 — Fundamentals of Engineering for Performance

Part II, Designing for Performance

Part III, Application Performance and Scalability

 Part IV, Database Server Performance and Scalability

Chapter 14 — Improving SQL Server Performance

Part V, Measuring, Testing, and Tuning


This guide was produced by the following .NET development specialists:

  • J.D. Meier, Microsoft, Program Manager, patterns & practices
  • Srinath Vasireddy, Microsoft, Program Manager, patterns & practices
  • Ashish Babbar, Infosys Technologies Ltd
  • Alex Mackman, Content Master Ltd, Founding member and Principal Technologist



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