WCF ETW Tracing

“Hello World”! Today I would like to share a quick way to enable and collect WCF tracing, machine wide, without any configuration change! We are all used to enable WCF diagnostic tracing using the application/web configuration file (leveraging our friend System.Diagnostics.XmlWriterTraceListener). But WCF uses also ETW for tracing, so we have a second option! The…


Taking dumps on different scenarios

“Hello World”! Sometime you need to get your hands dirty with low level debugging. In such cases everything starts with the capture of a full memory dump, at the right moment, with the right method. Why a full memory dump? Because otherwise the dump will not contain all the user-mode process’s memory and therefore some…