Disaster Recovery for AppFabric Caching configuration DB (SQL Mirroring)

  In the middle tier AppFabric (AF) Caching can be setup in High Availability (HA) mode which is the feature that improves resiliency in the case a cache server goes down and for the backed, when using SQL for your configuration database, the simplest answer is to use mirroring. You may use SQL cluster but…


Solving the “No logical space left to create more user strings” Error and Improving performance of Pre-generated Views in Visual Studio .NET4 Entity Framework

As shown in the previous precompiled view blog (Isolating Performance with Precompiled/Pre-generated Views in the Entity Framework 4), views can significantly improve performance in various scenarios such as first-run; memory usage; and execution of one-off queries. However, the creation of views for large complex models that consist of many entities and associations), can create lots…

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Epicor Visual Studio 2010 Entity Framework Case Study Posted

Check out the Epicor Case Study that was recently published by one of our partners.  Epicor is a global software company that creates enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for manufacturing firms and other customers. They have been able to leverage Visual Studio 2010 and ADO.NET Entity Framework 4 to ease development and reduce SQL Server…


Isolating Performance with Precompiled/Pre-generated Views in the Entity Framework 4

Introduction Working with customer’s solutions, we often have to track down potential performance issues or uncover areas for improvement. One of the techniques is to try and measure the relative performance gained using the different configurations or features (likely in a staging/testing environment). When working with Entity Framework 4 one of the potential optimizations is…

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