Using IIS 7.0 Dynamic Compression with ASP.NET Output Cache

This post discusses an efficient way to compress content served by the ASP.NET output cache.  In .NET Framework v2.0 SP1, included with Windows Server 2008, the ASP.NET Output Cache includes a new feature that allows cached responses to vary by the response’s Content-Encoding header.  And IIS 7.0 has efficient compression algorithms for gzip and deflate.  Put the…

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ASP.NET Cache can notify you before an entry is removed

.NET Framework v2.0 SP2, which will be included with .NET Framework v3.5 SP1, is scheduled to release this summer.  This release contains a long awaited ASP.NET Cache feature, which will notify you when an entry becomes invalid and leave the stale entry in the cache while you generate a replacement in the background.  Therefore, requests…

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