Introduction to WinDBG

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John Robbins


What are the top three things you care about as a .NET Developer? It’s not vacation, pay, and benefits. The most important thing is MEMORY. The second most important issue is MEMORY, and the third is MEMORY! The better you understand .NET memory usage, the easier time you will have debugging. Unfortunately, there’s nothing in Visual Studio that shows you what your memory issues are and how to deal with them. To deal with memory problems, we have to turn to WinDBG and the SOS extension. This session covers the parts of WinDBG, from the Debugging Tools for Windows package, you need to know to be successful.

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