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Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Windows Communication Foundation: Sessions and Instancing

Chapter Summary

  • The available instance modes offer a wide range of options. The decision regarding which mode to use should consider both performance and threading issues.

  • By using throttling settings and quotas, WCF can help prevent denial of service attacks or simply ensure that servers do not become overloaded with requests.

  • The developer can control when service instances are created and destroyed even within the instance modes.