Scaling ASP.NET websites from thousands to millions–LIDNUG

Here’s the recent presentation made on LIDNUG on scaling ASP.NET websites from thousands to millions of users. The action starts at 0:02:05.

Scaling ASP.NET websites from thousands to millions of users by Omar AL Zabir

Here’re the slides.


  1. oleksii says:

    Hi Omar,

    Great talk, thanks for sharing your experience. I learnt lots of new stuff.

    Please correct me if I am wrong, but mostly this is vertical scalability (apart from CDN) and I was wondering if you would mention some horizontal scalability techniques, perhaps like load balancing, CQRS, database sharding or replication. Do you have any posts or talks on horizontal scalability?


  2. You are right, this is mostly about vertical scalability. For horizontal scalability, I suggest reading this article of mine:

  3. Shahed says:

    Great article. You mentioned about the drawbacks of using Linq to Sql. Is using entity framework any better?

  4. Mark says:

    Brilliant article! Thank you very much.

  5. J says:

    Good knowledge sharing on skillmatters. Thx

  6. prashant says:

    Hi Omar, can I get this presentation for download also..
    Thanks in Advance

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