Sams Teach Yourself ASP.NET in 21 Days, Second Edition By Chris Payne
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Week 2. At a Glance
Day 14. Using ASP.NET's Improved Caching Capabilities
You've spent this week learning different methods for accessing data. You looked at using databases on Days 8, 9, 10, and 12, at XML on Day 11, and at files on Day 13. Today's lesson will continue this discussion of data access, talking about what you can do with this data once you've retrieved it.
Caching is a technique that's commonly used in computing to improve performance by storing commonly accessed data in memory. ASP.NET provides a number of mechanisms for caching data. Today you'll learn the following: