Tag Archives: Tales from the Development Crypt

Tales from the Development Crypt: Snapshooting 450GB

We have recently crossed the bounds of our specialization to set a world record in data transfer rate by throwing a 450GB file from one machine to another in only 1 minute! It was surprisingly easy: all we had to … Continue reading

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Tales from the Development Crypt: What If…

Sometimes during profiling sessions you notice that your application is running slow or hanging, only to realize that you have not turned off a debug switch. After that, you have to reprofile everything. Other times, after hours of continuous profiling, … Continue reading

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Tales from the Development Crypt: How a dotTrace Alpha Helped ReSharper Beta

Back in the days when R# 4.0 was still in the making, we were profiling it heavily in order to, you know, make sure it wouldn’t suck all your hardware resources out. Time and again we were getting thousands and … Continue reading

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Tales from the Development Crypt: Going Full Speed Ahead

We just opened an 80Gb performance snapshot. It took dotTrace only 34 seconds after launch to show the call stack! The downside: no more coffee breaks while snapshots are being opened!

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Tales from the Development Crypt: dotTrace Paradigm Shift

Everybody knows that profilers throw OutOfMemoryException‘s during multihour sessions with fatty applications. It’s just as certain as death, taxes and beer, isn’t it? Well, the new version of dotTrace will apparently go its own way: profiler core now prefers InsufficientDiskSpaceException‘s. … Continue reading

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Announcing ‘Tales From the Development Crypt’

Our .NET products, ReSharper and dotTrace, are being developed as we speak. Yet we do not speak about that enough. It recently came to our attention that our .NET developers are dying to tell you about the goodies they’ve been … Continue reading

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