How to see the Assembly code generated by the JIT using Visual Studio

by Brian Sullivan     In Visual Studio you can set a breakpoint at any line in your source code.   When you run your program Visual Studio will break and stop execution when it reaches your breakpoint.  At this point you can right click on your source code and select Go To Disassembly.   You will…


Running NGen as part of installing a Microsoft Exchange patch roll up takes ~2 hours [Lakshan Fernando]

I work in the CodeGen test team and wanted to share a recent customer experience that was related to ngen. One of our Customer Service and Support (CSS) engineers in France contacted us regarding an installation delay with the latest Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 update rollup. Apparently the patch installer was spending 2 hours generating…