GC ETW Events – 4

So you thought it was over, eh? But wait, there is more! My vacation is not over yet! 😀 In the last blog entry I explained the Suspend MSec and the Pause MSec columns in GCStats and how they are calculated. In this entry I’d like to talk about a few other columns. GenX MB,…


GC ETW Events – 3

In the last blog entry we looked at a particular GC trigger reason – InducedNotForced GCs. There are 2 other triggered reasons for induced GCs are: InducedLowMemory – GC subscribes to the low memory notification from the OS and when the OS notifies us that “the memory is low on the machine” a GC is…


GC ETW events – 2

Before we continue from where we left off in the last blog entry I wanted to give a performance tip on managed memory analysis. As some of you who have already tried out Perfview you probably noticed it has a Heap Snapshot feature (in the PerfView UI, if you click on MemoryTake Heap Snapshot) which…


GC ETW events – 1

A lot of people have mentioned to me that I have not posted anything for a long time. I do realize it and do appreciate being asked to write more. Well, it’s end of year and I am starting vacation so I thought I’d write something light that perhaps makes good reading around Christmas time…


Available now: December 2014 cumulative time zone update for Windows operating systems

Is it December already? That means that holiday treat we know at the December cumulative time zone update for Windows operating systems is out, available as kb 3013410. As noted, this update replaces the previous August 2014 CU 2981580 and includes all the time zone and daylight saving time changes released as hotfixes since then,…


Upload an image to an Azure Blob container using the Gadgeteer (Part 1)

This article has been moved to it new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2014/2014-12-upload-an-image-to-an-azure-blob-container-using-the-gadgeteer-part-1.html I wrote an article here that explained how I got an HTTPS request to work from my Gadgeteer.  This was one of the steps I took during the process of achieving my ultimate goal of storing an image, taken from a camera and placing it into…


Upload an image to an Azure Blob container using the Gadgeteer (Part 2, source download)

This article has been moved to it new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2014/2014-12-upload-an-image-to-an-azure-blob-container-using-the-gadgeteer-part-2-source-download.html If you have not already read the first part of this blog, please check it out Part 1 here. Uploaded the image to the Azure Blob container This…..was…..hard….  The code wasn’t hard, but getting the header formatted into the correct format was a hurdle, using…


IIS Admin Service fails to start

This article has been moved to it new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2014/2014-12-iis-admin-service-fails-to-start.html I was working on an unrelated issue and all of a sudden I started getting some strange errors in IIS.  Something like the errors shown in Figure 1 and Figure 2.  Figure 1 was rendered when I opened the IIS management console and attempted to…


My SSL Certificate doesn’t work on Azure Websites

This articles has been migrated to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/waws/2014/2014-12-my-ssl-certificate-doesnt-work-on-azure-websites.html In this post I will discuss 2 issues you might encounter when configuring an SSL certificate on Azure Web App. The certificate does not show in the drop-down. Browsing to your website over SSL / HTTPS you receive a security warning and the Azure Website…