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Contention, poor performance, and deadlocks when you make Web service requests from ASP.NET applications

If you are (un) lucky like me then you may run into gettin this error on IIS server asp.net web apps/asmx web services. Its a known issue and has a resolution documented in kb article @ http://support.microsoft.com/kb/821268.


The resolution revolves around fine tuning machine.config parameters.


To improve your asp.net web app performance do read http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms998549.aspx