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What are the differences and similarities between "Viewstate" and "Session" in ASP.Net?

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I need to store information across multiple pages and I was wondering what the difference is between "Viewstate" and "Session" in ASP.Net?

When is it preferable to use one or the other, and what are their similarities?

Also, what type of collection are each of these?
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