Chapter 1. Laying the Performance Analysis Groundwork

Now that Microsoft’s .NET strategy has made it possible for us to connect information, devices, and people in a unified way, Web-enabling traditional desktop applications are no longer an option but a requirement. Customers will expect to have access to their office productivity applications from any Web-capable device, be it the browser on their desktop, a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) device, or a Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) enabled phone. This drive to bring applications to the Internet will push development teams and the software they build to their limits. The Web-enabled application will have to perform as well and be as reliable and extensible as its desktop counterpart. This ...

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