June 2005 Entries

Tech Ed India 2005 Rocks Hyderabad !!!
Tech Ed India 2005 rocks Hyderabad !!! This year Tech Ed, for the first time was also scheduled in Hyderabad and the venue was the most artistic auditorium, the Shilpakala Vedika, Shilparamam.Two days of mind boggling sessions with Technical Breakouts, Chalk Talks, Deep Dive sessions as well as Architect sessions enthralled the audience by throwing light on the upcoming tools and technologies.Two things were the highlight of this year,The Visual Studio Team System - for Developers, Testers, ManagersService ......

Posted On Thursday, June 30, 2005 7:05 AM | Comments (1)

The Microsoft Tech Ed 2005 Bloggers Contest
Tech Ed India 2005 had a grand opening and is already over in one of five cities, Bangalore. To view the dates for other cities, please check Microsoft Tech Ed 2005 India RegistrationTech Ed provides a very good opportunity to learn about the upcoming Technologies as well as to meet/interact with the Experts / Peers.This time, there is more !!!The Tech Ed Bloggers Contest is an opportunity for you to share your thoughts / opinion about Tech Ed. To know more please visit Microsoft Tech Ed India 205To ......

Posted On Friday, June 17, 2005 1:20 PM | Comments (1)

ASP.NET 2.0 : New Caching Techniques - Part II
In the previous article, we saw the SQL Cache Notification and the benefits it provides for invalidating the Cache. There are other methods which are very useful for enabling / validating cache. We will examine some of them as follows:- Disk Output Cache Though Output Cache serves the purpose of avoiding repeated requests to the Server, it cannot withstand Application restarts. Also, Cache is memory intensive and when memory reaches the isolation level, the Cache expires. With disk output cache, ......

Posted On Friday, June 17, 2005 12:46 PM | Comments (5)

ASP.NET 2.0 : New Caching Techniques
Well, as explained in my previous post, Caching has been improved a lot in Whidbey thanks to the SQL Cache Notification and other new mechanisms which provide way to create robust applications leveraging the power of Caching to improve performance. SQL Cache Notification When you enable Output Cache or Fragment Cache for your page, the data gets cached for the specified duration, regardless of whether the data has changed in the database. The New SQL cache invalidation enables you to make the cache ......

Posted On Friday, June 17, 2005 8:27 AM | Comments (4)

ASP.NET 2.0 : Nothing but Caching - All about the new Caching features in ASP.NET 2.0
Its long time since I wrote about Whidbey and particularly after the release of Beta 2, the focus of Developers has been much towards Whidbey. So I thought of writing about one of my favourite topics - Caching. Caching has been a concept for study for a long time and I have heard about people who are doing their Doctorate Research in the field of Caching. Much to the ease of developers, enabling Caching for your ASPX Page was as simple as specifying it in the Page Directive in .NET 1.x versions. ......

Posted On Wednesday, June 8, 2005 12:25 PM | Comments (1)

Microsoft Architecture Webcast Series - Making the Connection
The Microsoft Architecture Webcast Series is an initiave to connect people with experts to learn more about the future of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and other technology vision topics.The Webcasts are a series Live Webcasts spread across different topics such asConnecting Your Business with Service Orientation (Level 300)Creating a Shared Technology Vision (Level 300)The Value of Reusable Frameworks (Level 300)Examining Enterprise Service Patterns (Level 300) What's more? Attend these webcasts, ......

Posted On Friday, June 3, 2005 11:25 AM | Comments (3)

Tips for ASP.NET Application Performance Enhancement
Hi All, Though I have written about this some time back, Performance and Scalability stand next to Security in the case of Applications and is the most sought after topic wherever people raise queries. I have compiled a set of Tips and Tricks to improve the performance of ASP.NET Applications in particular, where I have drilled down and explored a lot and have faced crunch situations from which I keep learning. These tips can be followd during deploying ur app on the production server A Foreword ......

Posted On Thursday, June 2, 2005 11:48 AM | Comments (50)