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Analyzing Memory Usage and Memory Leaks  

Level :
Intermediate
Date :
3:30 PM Saturday
Room :
8403
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Presentation

Many developers spend much of their career blissfully unaware of garbage collection. A lucky few encounter slow performance or encounter an out of memory exception. Those lucky few who have the opportunity to investigate the cause may discover a world overlooked by much of the .Net community. Generally, there is nothing wrong with overlooking this area; after all the garbage collector does a very good job of handling managed memory. However, there are some situations where the programmer is dealing with unmanaged memory or the algorithm creates a great deal of work for the garbage collector causing performance problems. In this session I will discuss several situations that can cause problems for the Garbage collector and how avoid these problems. Lastly I will introduce some tools and techniques for tracking down these problems in an application.

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Ronn Black

Ronn has over 20 years of experience in the computer industry ranging from real-time factory floor applications to real-time stock trading applications and many areas in between.

He has worked for Silicon Valley startups, large financial firms in New York and San Francisco and a few companies that were well over the line of what could be called fringe.
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