Chapter 9. Managing Applications, Application Pools, and Worker Processes

Chapter 8, discussed the essentials for customizing the application environment. That chapter’s focus was broad and discussed issues related to all types of applications that you can host on IIS. In this chapter, I focus on advanced application configuration issues that are specific to running dynamic applications, such as:

  • Managing .NET configurations

  • Creating applications and application pools

  • Configuring multiple worker processes for applications

  • Recycling worker processes manually and automatically

  • Optimizing application performance

As you might expect, the discussion in this chapter applies primarily when you are working with Active Server Pages (ASP) and Microsoft ASP.NET, ...

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