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Windows Server AppFabric Cache

by Jon Flanders

Windows Server AppFabric is a distributed cache solution that comes with Microsoft Windows Server. This course will cover the basics of programming against the cache and how to use it to scale your .NET applications.

What you'll learn

The distributed in-memory caching capabilities of Windows Server AppFabric will change how you think about scaling your Microsoft .NET-connected applications. Learn how the distributed nature of the cache allows large amounts of data to be stored in-memory for extremely fast access; how AppFabric’s integration with Microsoft ASP.NET makes it easy to add low-latency data caching across the Web farm; and discover the unique high availability features of AppFabric which will bring new degrees of scale to your data tier.

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About the author

Although Jon spent the first few years of his professional life as an attorney, he quickly found chasing bits more interesting than chasing ambulances. He first worked at the University of Minnesota, building a financial reporting Web site using ASP and SQL Server, specializing in automatic integration between multiple data stores. Since joining the training industry in 1999, Jon has devoted his time to working on various projects while migrating from the world of ASP and COM to the world of .NE... more

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