Tools To Simulate CPU / Memory / Disk Load

I have seen a lot of people searching for tools to simulate high CPU, Memory and Disk issues. Here are the tools I use Simulate High CPU Usage CPUSTRES.EXE is a tool you can use to simulate High CPU usage by an user mode process. Its available for download from the Windows Sysinternals website. Here…

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Where is ASP.NET 4.5 …wait Where is .NET 4.5 ?

When .NET 3.5 was released a lot of people wondered why ASP.NET 3.5 wouldn’t show up in IIS. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/vijaysk/archive/2008/03/20/running-asp-net-3-5-on-iis.aspx Well with .NET 4.5 you might be a bit more confused… So first .NET 4.5 will not show up in IIS But now if you check the Microsoft.NET framework folder you will see that you will…

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IIS 8 What’s new – Website settings

The two new additions in IIS 8 are Preload Enabled This setting is available if you have the Application Initialization module installed The preloadEnabled metabase setting along with the startMode setting can be used to ‘warm up’ your web application. When you set the startMode property of your application pool to AlwaysRunning a worker process…

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IIS 8 What’s new – Application pool settings

Here is a list of enhancements to Application Pools in IIS 8. Start Mode A few web applications take a significant amount of time to start up. IIS by default only launches a worker process when the first request for the web application is received. So for the web applications that require a longer time…

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Windows 8 is the Super workstation OS I had been waiting for

Long back I had written a blog post about Using Windows Server 2008 as a SUPER workstation OS that caused a lot of buzz Server 2008: The Windows Workstation we always wanted Review: Using Windows Server 2008 on a PC I had my reasons to use a Server OS on my work laptop and have been…

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BizTalk–Map Incoming Message to a string Field

In a recent project I worked, one of the requirements was to copy the entire incoming message to a String Field. Consider the incoming message <ns0:TestNode xmlns:ns0="http://testEnvelope.SourceSchema">   < FieldOne>FieldOne_0</FieldOne>   < FieldTwo>FieldTwo_0</FieldTwo> < /ns0:TestNode> This would have to be mapped to <ns0:Root xmlns:ns0="http://testEnvelope.DestinationSchema">   < IncomingMsg>IncomingMessageXML</IncomingMsg> < /ns0:Root> so the output message should look…

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RFC_ERROR_LOGON_FAILURE. SapErrorMessage=Name or password is incorrect (repeat logon)

While trying to connect to a SAP server from Visual Studio – Consume Adapter Service,  you might encounter the following error Microsoft.ServiceModel.Channels.Common.ConnectionException: Details: ErrorCode=RFC_OK. ErrorGroup=RFC_ERROR_LOGON_FAILURE. SapErrorMessage=Name or password is incorrect (repeat logon).  AdapterErrorMessage=. —> Microsoft.Adapters.SAP.RFCException: Details: ErrorCode=RFC_OK. ErrorGroup=RFC_ERROR_LOGON_FAILURE. SapErrorMessage=Name or password is incorrect (repeat logon).  AdapterErrorMessage=.   This need not be a username/password issue. The…

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.NET 4.5 – Information of Caller Function (Caller Attributes in .NET 4.5)

While debugging code “Who called my function ?” is  a million dollar question. Knowing the origin of your function call is in many cases the first step in debugging any code. Until now a few ways of doing this were to look at the CallStack in visual studio or  a debugger or the most common…

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