Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.WindowsAzure.ServiceRuntime, Version=1.7.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35’ or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified

Could not load file or assembly exception for an Web/Worker Role hosted on Windows Azure PaaS deployment is very common and this kind of error messages are noticed from the inception of Windows Azure PaaS Roles. The common reason for this this exception is due to missing binaries from the Guest VM, where the application…


WADLogsTable spammed with ‘WARNING: <DistributedCache.ClientMemoryMonitor> Virtual Bytes ……..’

In recent past,  We have noticed that,  Windows Azure end users, who leveraging Windows Azure Dedicated Cache feature with Windows Azure SDK 1.8 indicates that, their WADLogsTables are spammed with below mentioned warning messages, and during the investigation it is also noticed that available memory counter’s from performance log are showing as normal at the…


Join the Live Event about Diagnostics Changes in Windows Azure SDK 2.0 on May 15th at 4PM IST (UTC +5:30)

You are invited to an hour long session on Diagnostics Changes in Windows Azure SDK 2.0. Here is the meeting detail: Join the meeting AUDIO INFORMATION Computer Audio To use computer audio, you need speakers and a microphone, or a headset. FIRST-TIME USERS To save time before the meeting, check your system to make sure it…


Commonly reported issues while leveraging Windows Azure Diagnostic configurations and Best Practices

In recent past we have noticed several customers reported issues related to Diagnostic configuration for Windows Azure PaaS Web/Worker Role. So we thought of blogging about some of the common symptoms, and resolution. We hope this blog should help the Windows Azure users to find the best practices for leveraging Windows Azure Diagnostic [WAD].  Summary…

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