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Time to tweak DNN

I have started on the long journey of performance tuning DNN.  This is a pretty big job and is going to take a bit of time but hopefully the results will be worth it.  Faster sites that use less resources :)

My first step is to get up to speed on how to actually do useful performance testing and how to use the miriad of tools that are around for performance monitoring in the .Net framework. 

I am reading a book from the Patterns & Practices group called "Improving .Net Performance and Scalability" which seems to have everything I'll need for a while.  The reason I say long journey is this book is 1150 pages long. 

My plan is to use only tools that are either in VS2005 Team Edition or are freely available in the .Net Framework or are free.  the reason for sticking to VS2005 is it has a great integrated testing environment and i can easily create projects and tests for DNN that can then be used by you without any nasty setup.  You just open the project like any other and away you go.  Hopefully this will start to get testing and performance towards the front of module developers minds.


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