If you want to build ASP.NET applications that perform well, you need this book.
This book will show you how to use the features offered by ASP.NET to develop efficient applications that will make the most of the hardware they run on.
The book covers:
How ASP.NET concepts relate to application performance
Designing for performance
Techniques for maximizing the performance of code
Using caching effectively
High performance data access
Performance Testing (including the ACT system that is integrated with Visual Studio .NET and the free WAS tool)
Tuning underperforming applications
Monitoring performance with built in and custom performance counters
The code in this book is presented in Visual Basic .NET