ASP.NET Internals – Managed runtime loader

Introduction There is a file called aspnet.config in the .Net framework installation. This file is used to specify startup flags for both ASP.NET and CLR for those settings that are needed very early in the worker process lifetime, when the config system is not yet present. In IIS 7.5 we added an attribute to the…

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ASP.NET Internals – Prefetch and Multi-Core Jitting.

Introduction. A couple of new features are introduced in ASP.NET 4.5 to improve startup time of web apps. Both features use a flag on the web.config to enable them. The features don’t do any magic by themself. They just enable features available on the operating system underneath or in the CLR APIs. Prefetch feature The…

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