SOS Commands and Minidumps

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John Robbins


This intense session will take you through the magic of SOS so you can finally figure out why your production applications are having memory problems. SOS can appear scary, but not after this session. Here you’ll see the SOS memory commands in action and learn how to use them. Once you’re finished with this session, you’ll be the true Alpha Geek on your team tackling all the memory problems and making the difference between a troublesome application and a high-performing winning application. Also in this section, you’ll learn the secret to capturing minidumps exactly when you want them so you can debug issues at the peak of the problem. So strap on your learning hat and get ready to solve some problems! NOTE: Please watch the session entitled "Introduction to WinDBG" before watching this one!

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