Web application development is one of the key business process areas in software industry. A web application has a long life only if the user visits the application with interest.
To keep the user interest in your web site, two factors are important. One is easy navigation and the other is fast data retrieval. The most dramatic way to improve the performance of a database driven Web application is through caching.
This article delves into the caching mechanism, available with ASP.NET 2.0. The author takes a walk through ASP.NET 1.1 caching practices as well as a comparison with ASP.NET 2.0 changes.