Caching can dramatically improve the performance of a database-driven .NET application. The Enterprise Library caching block encapsulates the plumbing code required to implement caching in a reusable block.
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By encapsulating the plumbing code in the data-access layer of applications, the Data Access Application Block, part of Microsoft's Enterprise Library, frees you from the tedious details of data access and allows you to concentrate on the business logic in your applications.
A windows service which monitors the directory changes, writes an entry in the event log about the change, notify the changes to the users by sending mail and also converts the input XML file into Dataset
Indexing Server, SQL Server, Windows SharePoint Services, SharePoint Portal Server, Exchange Server, and Windows Desktop Search provide full-text search capabilities. Each utilizes so-called IFilter components to index the content and then allows clients to search the index. Learn how IFilter components are utilized and how full-text searching works in each of those products.
Learn to programmatically administrate Indexing Server; for example, create a new Indexing catalog and then add folders to be indexed by this catalog.
Learn to link SQL Server with many different data sources. See how to link SQL Server to a directory like Active Directory Application Mode, a Microsoft Indexing Server catalog, a Microsoft Access database, and a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.
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The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.
The original release of the .NET Framework included collections as .NET was introduced to the Microsoft programming world. The .NET Framework 2.0 introduced generics to complement the System.Collections namespace and provide a more efficient and well performing option. Read on to learn more...
Learn how to use ApplicationDataContainer and ApplicationDataContainerSettings in your Windows 8.1 Store apps.
AutoMapper is an external component that helps in creating a mapping between a source and destination model types. Read on to learn about the AutoMapper component and how to use it in an Asp.Net MVC application.