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Applied Architecture Patterns on the Microsoft Platform by Stephen W. Thomas, Rama Ramani, Richard Seroter, Mike Sexton, Ewan Fairweather

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Candidate architecture

We are looking at a single candidate for this solution. While the Windows Server AppFabric Cache is the best choice for this scenario, we will also discuss the alternatives for accessing reference data.

Candidate architecture #1 Windows Server AppFabric Cache

Usage of distributed caching technology is common when implementing this pattern. Before talking about it, let us look at a couple of other options available database servers and ASP.NET (session and application caching). Let us use the data from the use case and key requirements to see how the options stack up.

In large enterprises, SQL Server or any database server is a huge investment used by many critical applications. In this pattern, the reference data could be ...

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