We’ve released several short flash movies demonstrating how to profile using dotTrace. They are available right now in the dotTrace Docs and Demos section.
For quicker access, here is some short info about each movie and a quick link:
- Shows how to profile perfomance, locate performance bottlenecks, and use the automatic snapshot comparison feature. Illustrates working with performance snapshots. View online (7 minutes long) or Download (1.9 MB).
- Dump memory mode
Shows the mechanics of profiling memory usage of an app and getting a “dump memory” snapshot. Also illustrates working with memory snapshots. View online (5 minutes long) or Download (0.88 MB).
- Memory difference mode
Shows the more advanced profiling option – capturing snapshots in “memory difference mode.” As a result, you can see the difference between application memory states. Also explains how to profile garbage collection operations. View online (5 minutes long) or Download (0.99 MB).
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