Using IntelliTrace with Services

I’ve had a few people ask how to use IntelliTrace for monitoring Windows Services.  While this is not a supported scenario, we can make it happen. As I’ve said in other blog posts, it is possible to use IntelliTrace outside of the IDE.  The key to having any process using the CLR monitored by IntelliTrace…

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Using IntelliTrace with Azure sans Visual Studio

Grant Holliday, the Program Manager for TFS has just released a great blog post on how to use IntelliTrace with Azure machines (which surely do not have Visual Studio installed on them.)  Since IntelliTrace can collect data and report it back via .iTrace files, this workflow is invaluable to users deploying Azure services in diagnosing…

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Announcing IntelliTrace Visual Studio 2010 SP1 – F5 collection of 64-bit and Sharepoint

It is my pleasure to announce that with the release of Service Pack 1 Beta for Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate, IntelliTrace will support both 64-bit applications, and Sharepoint projects. Right now, if you are an MSDN subscriber, you can download the SP1 Beta for Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate. Otherwise, on Thursday there will be a general…

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Using IntelliTrace outside the IDE – 64-bit Applications

IntelliTrace is one of my favorite features in Visual Studio Ultimate 2010, alongside the debugger and the new C++ IntelliSense and VC++ libraries. There are some neat things that I’ve done using IntelliTrace without the IDE at all, such as collecting from 64-bit applications, monitoring test runs that I can’t use Microsoft Test Manager to…

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An informal introduction

I’m Matthew Saffer, a Software Development Engineer on the IntelliTrace team.  I will use this blog to aid in understanding IntelliTrace and how it can help you through every step of your products’ lifecycle.  Here’s a little background on me: Who is this guy? I grew up in New Jersey (Only the strong survive there!)…

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