High Memory continued – Datatables

So in a previous post, High memory, CPU, or other performance problems with .NET, we began to give some things to look for when dealing with High Memory.  So what if debug isn’t set and we aren’t using debug modules? So the best thing to do first is to try to figure out where all…


When error handlers go wrong

It is good to create an error handler for your code and ASP.NET is no exception.  But there are some things to keep in mind when you are writing the code that will handle the exception.  Most notably, don’t have your function or any function you call throw an unhandled exception.  Here is the common…


What’s the deal with declaring something static

We have a few customer who are using statics and not really understanding what they are creating.  There is a very good explanation at: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/98f28cdx(VS.71).aspx The summary of the important parts of that are: Use the static modifier to declare a static member, which belongs to the type itself rather than to a specific object….


Dynamic Assemblies and what to do about them

The Problem and Solutions One thing that can be really tricky to track and and figure out are dynamic assemblies.  A common situation where they may be a problem is if your process isn’t using much memory, yet you are running out of memory.  This is usually do to fragmentation and dynamic assemblies are a…


Unhandled exceptions causing ASP.NET to crash in .NET 2.0

Sometimes you may see an error like the following when you have an ASP.NET application that has crashed, an event message that is similar to the following may be logged in the System log: Event Type: Warning Event Source: W3SVC Event Category: None Event ID: 1009 Date: 9/28/2005 Time: 3:18:11 PM User: N/A Computer: IIS-SERVER…


Is Home Server right for you?

There is a new, and humorous way to check out Windows Home Server and see if it it right for you.  Take a look at the new campaign for it at http://www.stayathomeserver.com.  There are already a few videos up there and more are on the way. In addition, there is a fake children’s book they…