After completing this chapter, you will be able to:
Describe how WCF creates an instance of a service.
Explain the different options available for creating service instances.
Manage state information in a WCF service in a scalable manner.
Fine tune the way in which the WCF runtime manages service instances.
Describe how to control the life cycle of a service instance.
Describe how to create durable services that can persist their state to a database.
In all the exercises that you have performed so far, the client application has invoked a series of operations in a WCF service. The order of these operations has been immaterial, so calling one operation before another has had no impact on the functionality ...