Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is Microsoft’s next generation platform for distributed systems. Along with Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Windows Workflow Foundation (WWF), WCF (code-named “Indigo”) is part of the WinFX platform, now officially named as .NET Framework 3.0. With such a diverse array of distributed technologies already floating around, each one with a distinct… Read More

I was asked to look at an ASP.NET 1.1 application that was designed with a distributed architecture using .NET Remoting. Over a period of a few hours of heavy usage, this production application would intermittently bring the Windows 2003 Server that it was being hosted on to a screeching halt. Cause unknown. No event log… Read More