Tag Archives: profiling

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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Webinar recording: Exploring .NET’s memory management

The recording of our recent webinar with Maarten Balliauw, Exploring .NET’s memory management, is now available: We’ll take a trip down memory lane and look into how .NET memory management works. We’ll start off with the .NET Garbage Collector (GC) is really cool … Continue reading

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Webinar: Exploring .NET’s memory management

Join us Thursday, April 6, 16:00 – 17:00 CEST (check other timezones) for our free live webinar, Exploring .NET’s Memory Management, with Maarten Balliauw. In this webinar, we’ll take a trip down memory lane and look into how .NET memory management … Continue reading

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Redesigned filters in dotTrace 2016.3

If you are a long-term user of dotTrace Timeline Viewer, you’ve likely noticed some UI changes in dotTrace 2016.3. What has changed exactly and, more importantly, why were these changes made? Read on to find out.

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What if this method were faster? Forecasting performance with dotTrace

When profiling and analyzing performance of an application, we sometimes ask ourselves questions like, “What if this method were faster?”, “What would be the performance gain if we made this specific call 50% more efficient?”, and “Is it worth doing?” One … Continue reading

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Timeline Profiling inside Visual Studio

With each new release, dotTrace deepens its integration with ReSharper and Visual Studio. In doing this, we aim to lower the entry barrier and make profiling easier to use on a daily basis, by moving profiling closer to code. dotTrace … Continue reading

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Optimizing Load Balancing in PLINQs with ReSharper Ultimate

When filtering large amounts of data, using a PLINQ instead of a sequential LINQ can provide significant performance boosts. Still, optimal parallelization is quite a complex task that depends on a variety of factors, such as the number of CPU … Continue reading

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Overview of dotTrace 6 Timeline Profiling

In our announcement post for dotTrace 6, we introduced a new profiling method: Timeline profiling. Let’s explore what it is, how it can help us and how it compares to other profiling methods like sampling, tracing and line-by-line profiling. We’ll also … Continue reading

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Working with dotTrace Home

When we announced the dotTrace 6, we’ve already had a quick look at the new starting point in our performance profiler: the dotTrace Home. We can use it to start a new local or remote profiling session for known .NET application … Continue reading

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