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  • Blog Post: Using the System.GC APIs to Improve Performance

    Chris Lyon here. You may remember me from such blogs as How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the GC . I’m writing this blog entry to point out some of the System.GC APIs that can be used to help improve the performance of your managed application. AddMemoryPressure and RemoveMemoryPressure ...
  • Blog Post: Track down DLL loading using Visual Studio

    Application performance matters --- including start up times, working sets and memory consumption. One path leading to more efficient code is loading fewer DLLs. One should only be loading modules that are really needed . However, it is very easy to accidentally load more DLLs at startup than necessary...
  • Blog Post: Adding Custom Actions to NGen an Assembly upon Install

    This document details how to use custom actions to Ngen (generate a native image) upon installation of a project. Assemblies that are NGen’ed have better startup performance than those that are JIT’ted: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc163610.aspx Step 1: Creating and building your sources...
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