ETW – Overview

Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) is a system for routing events. ETW is primarily intended for diagnostic purposes and is optimized to minimize impact on the overall system performance. ETW should not be used for control purposes as it does not offer guaranteed delivery — events might be lost in certain circumstances (e.g. if events occur…

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TraceLogging – Background

ETW is a system for getting data from providers to consumers. The core ETW runtime does not know anything about the payload of the ETW event — it just routes the event based on event attributes such as provider ID, event ID, level, and keywords. The user of ETW can put any data in any format…