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Exam Ref 70-487: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services by Wouter de Kort William Ryan and Shane Milton

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Objective 3.9: Host and manage services

Fundamentally, WCF Services are merely a .NET type with a few specific attributes applied to it. You can use a service type just as you would any other class, but that generally defeats the purpose because it adds overhead without adding any value. To be of value, a service needs to be hosted, which places it in a separate process from the client and enables multiple clients to interact with it.

Managing services concurrency

Chances are that any service you create will be consumed by more than one consumer at ...

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