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Memory Allocation Profiling is Managed Only!

People have been discovering that the VS Team System profiler can collect allocation data for an...

Author: AngryRichard Date: 12/13/2006

How to shoot yourself in the foot with const (or the lack thereof)

It has long puzzled me why various Win32 functions take non-const string parameters, when clearly...

Author: AngryRichard Date: 05/24/2006

DataCollection at the Global Level

If you are using the DataCollection API (either from native, by linking agains VSPerf.lib, or from...

Author: AngryRichard Date: 10/10/2005

Response Files

On the forums, someone was using the /INCLUDE option in VsInstr.exe. It is possible to use multiple...

Author: AngryRichard Date: 08/07/2005

Off-road Profiling Windows Services

I've just posted an article on the pitfalls of profiling services with the Visual Studio profiler....

Author: AngryRichard Date: 07/28/2005

Offroad Profiling: The Visual Studio Profiler and Windows™ Services

Introduction The Visual Studio Team System Profiler primarily addresses stand alone application...

Author: AngryRichard Date: 07/28/2005

Limiting the Data Crunch from Trace Profiling

Typically, one can use the sampling profiler to nail down the hot spot in an application. Having...

Author: AngryRichard Date: 01/16/2005

Trying out the profiler on the VPC

I've frequently heard the question asked, "Can I use the profiler on a Virtual PC?" It has even come...

Author: AngryRichard Date: 08/06/2004

VPC and the BSOD (part 2)

I had a nice long email chat with members of the Virtual PC team. The good news: The Virtual PC...

Author: AngryRichard Date: 06/03/2004

VPC and the BSOD

I'm so pleased. Someone did something exciting and dangerous with the profiler. In case you're not...

Author: AngryRichard Date: 06/01/2004

C'mon, all your Friends are Doing it

A bunch of the guys on the team I work for have been starting up blogs. I started feeling left out,...

Author: AngryRichard Date: 05/27/2004