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Profile and debug your ASP.NET MVC app with Glimpse

ASP.NET Daily Articles, December 19, 2014
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Glimpse is a thriving and growing family of open source NuGet packages that provides detailed performance, debugging and diagnostic information for ASP.NET apps. It's trivial to install, lightweigh......

A systematic approach to finding performance regressions using overweight analysis

Rico Marianis Performance Tidbits, December 14, 2014
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I have been using this approach to do systematic analysis of performance regressions for several years now. I came up with it while looking at some tricky problems in Internet Explorer about three yea...

Azure: Premium Storage, RemoteApp, SQL Database Update, Live Media Streaming, Search and More

ScottGus Blog, December 11, 2014
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Today we released a number of great enhancements to Microsoft Azure. These include: Premium Storage: New Premium high-performance Storage for Azure Virtual Machine workloads RemoteApp: General Avail...

Use Symbol Filtering to get symbols you care about from your server instead of getting the kitchen sink

Rico Marianis Performance Tidbits, December 8, 2014
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One of the most annoying things about working with performance traces is that they include information about everything in the system.  That's also one of the great things. However, most of the&n...

Questions About T-SQL Transaction Isolation Levels You Were Too Shy to Ask

Simple Talk, December 4, 2014
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Every time you access a relational database to make a query, you have an important decision to make: What is the appropriate isolation level for your query? If you get this wrong, the consequences can...

Anybody want a peanut?

Rico Marianis Performance Tidbits, December 4, 2014
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I wrote a message much like the below yesterday and I kept cracking up once I had started.  And nobody around me had the relevant context to understand why I thought it was so funny.  I&rsqu...

.NET Grid Controls: Faster Sorting, Grouping and Summary Computations (Coming soon in v14.2)

The ASPx Blog, December 1, 2014
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Great news! If you use a DevExpress Data Grid control for ASP.NET, WinForms, and/or WPF then you'll experience better performance just by upgrading to v14.2!Which Grids?The performance enhancement...

.NET Grid Controls: Faster Sorting, Grouping and Summary Computations (Coming soon in v14.2)

The ASPx Blog, December 1, 2014
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Great news! If you use a DevExpress Data Grid control for ASP.NET, WinForms, and/or WPF then you'll experience better performance just by upgrading to v14.2!Which Grids?The performance enhancement...

.NET Grid Controls: Faster Sorting, Grouping and Summary Computations (Coming soon in v14.2)

The ASPx Blog, December 1, 2014
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Great news! If you use a DevExpress Data Grid control for ASP.NET, WinForms, and/or WPF then you'll experience better performance just by upgrading to v14.2!Which Grids?The performance enhancement...

node.js performance profiling per functions

The Code Project Latest Articles, November 26, 2014
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Get a meaningful insight into your node.js code performance without code changes. Quickly learn which functions are using the most CPU time....

Analyzing the Performance of C/C++ and Debugging OpenGL ES* Frames on Mainstream x86 and ARM* Android* Devices

The Code Project Latest Articles, November 17, 2014
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With the latest releases (2014 R2 as of now), Intel Graphics Performance Analyzers (Intel GPA), Intel Frame Debugger, and Intel VTune Amplifier are able to support most mainstream Android 4.x devices ...

Getting Started with RenderScript on Intel Architecture running the Android* OS

The Code Project Latest Articles, November 17, 2014
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RenderScript is a scripting language on Android. You can use it to write high performance graphics rendering and raw computational code....

SSIS 2012 Projects: Deployment Configurations and Monitoring

Simple Talk, November 14, 2014
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The Project Deployment Model introduced in SSIS 2012, which was explained in the first part of this series, speeds up the deployment of database projects in which there may be hundreds of SSIS package...

The Angular Team on Angular 1.3 and the Road Ahead to Angular 2.0

JohnPapa.net, November 13, 2014
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We had the pleasure of meeting with the AngularJS team to discuss the recent release of 1.3 and their plans for 2.0 on this week’s episode of Adventures in Angular. Join us and Igor, Brad, Brian...

The Angular Team on Angular 1.3 and the Road Ahead to Angular 2.0

JohnPapa.net, November 13, 2014
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We had the pleasure of meeting with the AngularJS team to discuss the recent release of 1.3 and their plans for 2.0 on this week’s episode of Adventures in Angular. Join us and Igor, Brad, Brian...

Announcing MongoDB 2.8.0-rc0 Release Candidate and Bug Hunt

The MongoDB NoSQL Database Blog, November 12, 2014
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Were truly excited to announce the availability of the first MongoDB 2.8 release candidate (rc0), headlined by improved concurrency (including document-level locking), compression, and pluggable stora...

My Universal Performance Problem Advice

Rico Marianis Performance Tidbits, November 11, 2014
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I get asked for recommendations a lot.  Most of the time I have little to no data when asked to perform this sort of divination.  But as it turns out I have this ready-to-go universal advice...

Narrative Science Quill and MongoDB: A Match Made In Heaven

The MongoDB NoSQL Database Blog, November 10, 2014
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Big Problems with Big DataBillions of dollars have been invested in Big Data that have produced innumerable business intelligence and visualization tools. No amount of data is too large. No combinatio...

Using telemetry to reveal, prevent, and act on real problems in the wild

Rico Marianis Performance Tidbits, November 10, 2014
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I hesitate to bring this up but there’s no sense hiding it.  For the last year I’ve been the development lead for the Internet Explorer Performance Team.  We’ve done some r...

Career advice part 2

Rico Marianis Performance Tidbits, November 9, 2014
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I wrote some career advice a few weeks ago now, those few points are largely distilled from talks I’ve given here at Microsoft over the years and those are in turn distilled from the various men...

Four Ways to Optimize Your Cluster With Tag-Aware Sharding

The MongoDB NoSQL Database Blog, November 5, 2014
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By Francesca Krihely, Community Manager and Asya Kamsky, Principle Developer AdvocateMongoDB supports partitioning data using either a user-defined shard key index (composed of one or more fields pres...

A jquery-watch Plug-in for watching CSS styles and Attributes

Rick Strahls WebLog, October 20, 2014
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A few years back I wrote about a jquery-watch plugin I wrote that can monitor CSS property and Attribute changes and let you get notified if one of the monitored properties are changed. Unfortunately ...

All-in-One PC: What are the developer possibilities?

The Code Project Latest Articles, October 16, 2014
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The All-in-One PC provides great benefits for consumers, since they are streamlined systems with high performance inside that provide instant readiness....

Using Glimpse with ASP.Net MVC

The Code Project Latest Articles, October 10, 2014
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Using Glimpse in MVC projects to enhance the performance of the application and know your application better....

Xamarin Evolve 2014 Keynote recap

Laurent Duveau, October 9, 2014
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Here are my highlights of the Xamarin Evolve 2014 Keynote that happened today. Those are my views as a Microsoft and .NET guy and might not reflect what others attendees are excited about.Component ve...

Azure: Redis Cache, Disaster Recovery to Azure, Tagging Support, Elastic Scale for SQLDB, DocDB

ScottGus Blog, October 7, 2014
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Over the last few days weve released a number of great enhancements to Microsoft Azure.  These include: Redis Cache: General Availability of Redis Cache Service Site Recovery: General Availabi...

Using SignalR Performance Counters in an Azure Web Role

ASP.NET Daily Articles, October 2, 2014
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This article describes how to install and use SignalR performance counters in an Azure Web Role....

Get better performance in Dotnetnuke framework

The Code Project Latest Articles, October 2, 2014
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How to analyse and tunning your dotnetnuke site to get best performance....

Test / Increase the Performance of the Search Feature in Applications

The Code Project Latest Articles, September 30, 2014
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Test / Increase the performance of the search feature in applications...

Performance Quiz #14: Memory Locality etc. Bonus Round!

Rico Marianis Performance Tidbits, September 29, 2014
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Thanks to some careful readers I discovered why the shuffling factors discussed in my previous blog entry were so strange.  The rand() method I was using only returns numbers between 0 and MAX_RA...

Real-time Oracle Database Monitoring Dashboard in ASP.NET

The Code Project Latest Articles, September 29, 2014
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Oracle Performance Dashboard (OPD) is a small ASP.NET website that shows you performance & problems of one or more Oracle instances in near real-time. It uses the Dynamic Performance Views (DPV) and r...

Making MiniProfiler work in the Orchard dashboard

More Whidbey stuff, September 29, 2014
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MiniProfiler is a wonderful module. Its especially good at showing you the select n+1 problems in your Orchard applications. For some reason that is not entirely clear to me, however, it is only activ...

Capturing Performance Counter Data for a Process by Process Id

Rick Strahls WebLog, September 27, 2014
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Process specific Performance Counters in .NET work directly only with Process Names, not Process Ids which can be problematic if you need to monitor performance of multiple instances of the same proce...

Capturing Performance Counter Data for a Process by Process Id

Rick Strahls WebLog, September 27, 2014
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The .NET PerformanceCounter class generally is pretty easy to use in order to retrieve performance information. You create a perf counter, initialize the first value to read, let some time pass and th...

You don't have to write it (all) first...

Rico Marianis Performance Tidbits, September 25, 2014
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It seems like I get pretty much the same questions all the time.  A common one is, "Rico can you tell me if it would be ok for me to use <technology> to solve this <problem>?  H...

Xamarin Test Cloud

Laurent Duveau, September 25, 2014
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Xamarin Test Cloud has been released today!http://xamarin.com/test-cloudXamarin Test Cloud helps you ensure that your app works on any device, before you release it.Automatically test your app on 1,00...

Enabling Diagnostics in Azure Cloud Services and Virtual Machines : Part 1

The Code Project Latest Articles, September 23, 2014
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CodeProjectAzure diagnostics enables us to capture diagnostics data from a worker role, web role, or virtual machine running in Azure. The captured data is stored in azure storage and can be used for ...

The Bip Buffer - The Circular Buffer with a Twist

The Code Project Latest Articles, September 19, 2014
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A bi-partite circular buffer for high performance buffering, where it comes from, and why you'd want to use it....

Web Performance Trends: One Load, That's All

The Code Project Latest Articles, September 15, 2014
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Web performance trends - one load, that's all...

Getting Windows power options under control

Simple Talk, September 11, 2014
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I work from a laptop, both at work and at home. In both cases the laptop is either plugged in or I am running on battery power and in both cases I want to make sure that I am using an appropriate Wind...

To preload or not to preload...

Rico Marianis Performance Tidbits, August 29, 2014
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Q: My application starts slowly, I want to preload it to avoid that problem.   Should I be worried? A: Well, in short, there are lots of concerns.  Preloading things you may or may not ...

Performance and Diagnostics in Visual Studio 2013 Update 3

DevX: .NET Feed, August 14, 2014
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Learn more about performance and diagnostics experience enhancements in Visual Studio 2013 Update 3....

The .NET 4.5 async/await Commands in Promise and Practice

Simple Talk, July 28, 2014
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The .NET 4.5 async/await commands provide an opportunity for improving the scalability and performance of applications, particularly where tasks are more effectively done in parallel. The question is:...

Cheat Sheet for Enabling Output Caching in ASP.NET MVC

The Code Project Latest Articles, July 5, 2014
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What is Output CachingASP.NET output caching feature allows increasing web application performance by returning content that was built some time ago instead of rebuilding it on every request. Returnin...

SharePoint custom code performance

Sahil Malik - blah.winsmarts.com, June 26, 2014
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SharePoint Training: more information My article is online. There are so m...

MiniProfiler + Log4Net

The Code Project Latest Articles, June 5, 2014
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A solution for performance logging...

Efficient Indexing in MongoDB 2.6

The MongoDB NoSQL Database Blog, June 4, 2014
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By Osmar Olivo, Product Manager at MongoDBOne of the most powerful features of MongoDB is its rich indexing functionality. Users can specify secondary indexes on any field, compound indexes, geospatia...

Review of Techorama day 1

Code Climber, May 28, 2014
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The last two days I've been at the Techorama conference and I've to say it was a long time I was not that excited for developer conference for which I was not directly involved as organizer or speaker...

Compile, Pre, and Post Linking in AngularJS

K. Scott Allen, May 28, 2014
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Explanations of the compile and link functions in an AngularJS directive don’t often come with examples. Let’s look at a directive named simple which appears in the following markup. You c...

Review of Techorama day 1

Code Climber, May 28, 2014
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The last two days I've been at the Techorama conference and I've to say it was a long time I was not that excited for developer conference for which I was not directly involved as organizer or speaker...