Are GetInstance and GetValues methods of custom setting same? According to the documentation here http://www.salesforce.com/us/developer/docs/apexcode/Content/apex_methods_system_custom_settings.htm both seem to be same. What you guys think?
You are right both return same Object.I personally prefer the getInstance() method as it makes more sense to me. You access a record by using the value in the Name column (you cannot use the ID or other columns).
The following confirms that both return same .