Managed ThreadPool vs Win32 ThreadPool (pre-Vista)

The following is a conversation between me and a CLR dev. The conversation is very informative so I quote it here. From:  Sent: To: Subject: RE: ThreadPool.QueueUserWorkItem   There might be some confusion here around the meaning of the term “I/O Thread.”  In the Windows thread pool (the old one, not the new Vista thread…

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Managed Watson Dump

From .Net Framework 2.0, Dr. Watson is able to generate dump compatible with .Net framework. This means, dumps with heap data generated by Dr. Watson contains information about managed heap so they can be analyzed with sos.dll. Some update to Dr.Watson is necessary to make this happen. Dumps generated by older Dr.Watson is not compatible with…

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