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Custom profile provider using SqlTableProfileProvider?

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  1. Phill Hodgkinson
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    28 Mar 2008
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    Hey there,

    I'm wondering if anyone out there has attempted to replace the Sitefinity Profile provider with the SqlTableProvider (check it here http://www.asp.net/downloads/sandbox/table-profile-provider-samples/)  I've used this Provider method on other sites and it's a great solution to having profile properties as separate columns in profile table. More efficient than a separate record in profile table for each profile property.

    If no one has attempted it I'm going to give it a go and willb e sure to share the results/code. If someone has done it would you mind sharing any experiences?

    Cheers,
    Phill
  2. Yasen
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    01 Apr 2008
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    Hello Phill Hodgkinson,

    The reason we are using the technique with different row for every property is to preserve the ASP.NET default functionality. However, it is true that a fixed table with column for every property would be much more efficient.

    Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Probably, you'll easily set the profile provider with Sitefinity, but if you have any troubles, I'll be happy to help.

    All the best,
    Yasen
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