Reading performance counter data in .NET

Nothing you can’t easily write yourself, but while playing around, I wrote this one myself, and learned one or two things. Firsltry, it demonstrates the wrinkle that when reading % processor time you need to specify the instance name of the processor, or the special instance name “_Total”. Secondly you’ll notice that the % CPU…


Scripting vs module systems…

A well known pain point of the CLR is that loading your program and running a few lines takes too long. While I don’t know where exactly my beliefs came from, my beliefs are that this is because of a) assemblies needing to be JITTED from MSIL in order to executeb) in order to JIT…