Ultra-Fast ASP.NET 4.5: Building Ultra-Fast and Ultra-Scalable Web Sites Using ASP.NET 4.5 and SQL Server 2012, Second Edition
- 8h 12m
- Richard Kiessig
Ultra-Fast ASP.NET 4.5 presents a practical approach to building fast and scalable web sites using ASP.NET and SQL Server. In addition to a wealth of tips, tricks and secrets, you'll find advice and code examples for all tiers of your application, including the client, caching, IIS 7.5, ASP.NET 4.5, threads, session state, SQL Server 2012 (otherwise known as Denali), Analysis Services, infrastructure and operations. By applying author Rick Kiessig's ultra-fast approach to your projects, you’ll squeeze every last ounce of performance out of your code and infrastructure—giving your site unrivaled speed.
Rather than drowning you in options, Ultra-Fast ASP.NET 4.5 presents and explains specific high-impact recommendations and demonstrates them with detailed examples. Using this knowledge, you will soon be building high-performance web sites that scale easily as your site grows.
- Apply the key principles that will help you build Ultra-Fast and Ultra-Scalable web sites.
- Identify performance traps (such as with session state) and learn how to avoid them.
- Put into practice an end-to-end systems-based approach to web site performance and scalability, which includes everything from the browser and the network to caching, back-end operations, hardware infrastructure, and your software development process.
What you’ll learn
- A way of thinking about performance issues that will help you obtain real results.
- How to apply key principles that will help you build ultra-fast and ultra-scalable web sites.
- How to use the ultra-fast approach to be fast in multiple dimensions. You’ll have not only fast pages but also fast changes, fast fixes, fast deployments and more.
- Techniques that are being used by some of the world's largest web sites.
- How to structure your HTML and CSS to create pages that load ultra-fast.
- Tips for using Ajax and IIS 7.5 to improve the performance of your site.
- How to use comprehensive caching at all tiers to deliver content faster.
- Tips and tricks for optimizing your ASP.NET and SQL Server code for performance and scalability.
- How to use Analysis Services to offload your relational database.
- Why many sites that serve individual pages quickly are not scalable.
- How to avoid common pitfalls that can have an adverse impact on your site’s performance, both now and as it grows.
- How to apply an end-to-end systems-based approach to web site performance and scalability, which includes everything from the browser and the network to caching, back-end operations, hardware infrastructure, and your software development process.
About the Author
Rick Kiessig has been doing software design and development for more than 30 years. He is an independent software consultant who focuses on architecting and building large-scale web sites using .NET and SQL Server. He has worked with and advised companies such as MySpace, Shop.com, Microsoft, and eBay. While at Microsoft, Rick worked as an architect and developer for MSN, and later at the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC). His experience at the MTC included leading frequent architectural design sessions with some of Microsoft's largest customers to help them optimize the architectures of their web sites and other software. Before coming to Microsoft, Rick worked as an independent consultant in Silicon Valley. Projects included developing a large-scale content management system, and architecting systems to deliver web content to millions of interactive TV subscribers. He also developed mission-critical real-time software for spacecraft that have flown to Mars several times, to the moon and to a nearby comet. Rick has been an Internet user and developer since 1974.
In this Book
Principles and Method
ASP.NET Threads and Sessions
Using ASP.NET to Implement and Manage Optimization Techniques
Managing ASP.NET Application Policies
SQL Server Relational Database
SQL Server Analysis Services
Infrastructure and Operations
Putting it All Together