Partners and administrators of end user servers need to know how to avoid some gotchas with the Interactive Dashboard (ID) in the 7.x releases. To help understand how to avoid accidentally affecting the ID performance for the end user, I will outline how it works from a top-level perspective.
This is a potential gotcha if you change the IIS cache settings. For example, in IIS7, the default setting for Common Response Headers is as follows:
So the lesson is to check the actual user experience whenever you change any IIS configuration settings.