Real Case: IIS and Asp.Net hanging or poor performance (intermediary)

This week I’m working on this case related to IIS6 server hosting an Asp.Net application (it’s a C# app) whose the performance is poor even when a very low number of users is hitting it.  The architecture is the classical web layer accessing the backend DB servers and my goal is to isolate the problem, i.e pinpoint where…

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Troubleshooting IIS 100% CPU issues - Step by Step (intermediary)

Processes consuming 100% of a system’s CPU time is such a situation everybody has faced at least once (likely much more than once :)), and normally as solution we just “kill the murderer” by stopping the culprit process.  But what was really causing that process to behave like that?  If you can’t properly answer this question you might…

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