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Silverlight 4 Business Intelligence Software by Bart Czernicki

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Chapter 10. Improving Performance with Concurrent Programming

In this chapter, you will learn how to get the most performance from Silverlight BI deployments by using concurrent programming techniques. This will allow you to deliver visual intelligence, predictive analytics, and other BI 2.0 topics with real-time performance on the end user's workstation.

This chapter will introduce the importance of using multiple threads on current processor architectures. After an overview of basic concurrency and multithreading concepts, I will cover what type of threading support is included in the Silverlight framework. Using secondary threads can help your applications remain responsive while they retrieve data, render complex graphics, and execute computational ...

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