Enterprise Instrumentation Framework

In previous sections, you explored three methods of instrumenting your application. Each method had both benefits and limitations. When employing any of those methods, you have to choose which one you think would work best and then code it into your application. In addition, you are forced to learn the different APIs for each method that you choose to deploy. Unfortunately, if you choose the wrong one, you would have to recode your instrumentation with your new choice. For most developers, this is a major drawback. Fortunately, Microsoft has provided this solution for you: the Enterprise Instrumentation Framework (EIF). Unfortunately, it is available only in the Visual Studio .NET Enterprise Architect edition. ...

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