Author Archives: Alexey Totin

Profiling an app on a server. What options do you have?

Baseline conditions: You have a server running a .NET web application. It appears the application has an issue: It doesn’t work as fast as expected, it consumes more and more memory over time, it has any other performance/memory issue of … Continue reading

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dotMemory Unit supports .NET Core 2.0, and more updates

Though dotMemory Unit is not part of the ReSharper Ultimate bundle, in this release dotMemory Unit 3.0 is provided with ReSharper 2017.3. What’s in this release? .NET Core 2.0 support You’ve asked us to add support for .NET Core for … Continue reading

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What’s new in dotTrace 2017.3

The latest major release brought many important changes to the entire family of ReSharper Ultimate tools. In this post, let’s take a close look at what has changed in dotTrace 2017.3. Support for async/await The most important update in dotTrace … Continue reading

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What’s New in dotCover 2017.3

Like all other products in the ReSharper Ultimate lineup, dotCover gets its set of improvements in the 2017.3 release. Let’s check them out. Improved Show Covering Statements action Before 2017.3, after you used Show Covering Tests (Ctrl+Alt+K,T) in the editor, … Continue reading

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Improved object search in dotMemory

When you explore a memory snapshot, it’s never easy to find the object you need. A typical application operates millions of objects, which means a memory profiler must offer adequate searching capabilities. Before dotMemory 2017.3, object set views provided only … Continue reading

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Analyzing performance of asynchronous .NET code with dotTrace

C# provides language-level support for asynchronous programming, allowing developers to create applications with a responsive UI with minimum effort. The introduction of the async/await syntactic sugar in .NET Framework 4.5 has also significantly eased writing asynchronous code. One of the … Continue reading

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Improved continuous testing performance in dotCover 2017.2

Continuous testing (CT) is a super-helpful feature but only under one condition: sufficient performance. Unfortunately, in dotCover 2017.1 and earlier, CT could be a real pain on large and very large solutions (30+ projects). The problem lies in three performance-critical … Continue reading

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Interactive tutorials are part of ReSharper 2017.2

A while ago, along with ReSharper 2016.3, we released a plugin that added a set of interactive tutorials to ReSharper. Starting with 2017.2, the tutorials are not a plugin anymore but an integral part of ReSharper. Select ReSharper | Help … Continue reading

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Importing raw memory dumps in dotMemory 2017.2

Support for raw memory dumps was probably the most voted and long-awaited dotMemory feature. Finally, it’s available in dotMemory 2017.2! Indeed, there are cases when it’s impossible to profile a problematic application locally or remotely and take a regular dotMemory … Continue reading

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dotMemory Command Line Tools

In the 2017.1 release, dotMemory introduced a console profiler. Now, using the dotMemory.exe tool, you can perform memory profiling from the command line. Why would you? The short answer would be to automate the process of gathering memory snapshots. There … Continue reading

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