Working on the Global Escalation Services Team at Microsoft is really a cool gig. We’re privileged to work on several different Windows components at a very deep level so life is never boring. Here’s a list of the articles coming from the group in the next few weeks. Hope you enjoy!
STORPORT Logging - Bob Golding discusses Storport logging. Beginning with the new versions, it is now possible to measure timing statistics for requests made to a system’s disk unit. These measurements are taken at the lowest possible level of OS interaction with the storage adapter hardware, making it much easier to diagnose storage performance issues.
Walking through a crash dump analysis – Chad Beeder walks through a debug.
Understanding !PTE Part 2 and Part 3 – Continuation of Ryan’s 3 part series
How DPM implements VSS – Dennis Middleton gives a high level view of how DPM implements the VSS API’s to manage replicas.
How Hyper-V does backups of running VM’s - Another article from Dennis
Pushlocks – Mark Lloyd discusses why it's important to use only published APIs.
Debugger Extension Blog – Ryan’s work with debugger extensions.
Look very interresting, cannot wait for them!
Looking forward to that 'Debugger Extension Blog'. I have done some CRAZY work with WinDbg extensions lately. Including writing template based classes to pull objects out of DMP files, in order to pass them back through utility functions. I posted about it on stackoverflow:
Looking forward for Storport Logging , Crashdump and pushlocks !!