New tools-section

I just added a page where I list some of the tools I use on a daily basis. You’re probably familiar with most, if not all, of them already, but I still thought it would be nice to write a quick line or two on them. You’ll find a permanent link under “Sections” in the…

2

Useful tools

Windbg Download This is by far the best tool to examine what is going on in a workerprocess. Once you’ve learned how to use it you’ll never understand how you ever made it without it. I have written various posts on this tool and I expect that there will be even more to come. For…

5

Getting started with windbg – part II

This is a continuation of my previous post with the imaginative name Getting started with windbg – part I. I’ll be assuming that you’ve read it, so if you haven’t I suggest you check it out first. We’re still working with the same sample dump, so I’ll pretty much pick up right where we left…

12

Getting started with windbg – part I

Okay, I’ve previously written some random posts about how to set up windbg and how to troubleshoot OutOfMemoryExceptions. I thought I’d take a few steps back and review some of the basics in order to help you get started on using this fantastic tool. Basic Configuration Copy sos.dll from the framework directory to the folder…

43

Clients getting incorrect session data or sessions are inexplicably reset

This is something me and my colleagues come across quite often. It is often quite time consuming to troubleshoot, even though there aren’t that many possible reasons. The typical scenario is that a webapplication stores client-specific data in session variables. Intermittently clients will see other clients’ data, find that their session has been reset long…

2