SharePoint memory leak caused by incorrect web.config settings

Today I analyzed a memory dump which showed an interesting pattern. Based on the dump several hundred SPRequest objects had been allocated on a single thread for a single request. Each SPRequest object has a pretty large unmanaged COM object behind which controls the connection to the SQL database. So each SPRequest object adds a…

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Finally: DebugDiag 1.2 available on Microsoft Download Center

Finally after a long beta phase the final version of DebugDiag 1.2 has been released. The Debug Diagnostic Tool (DebugDiag) is designed to assist in troubleshooting issues such as hangs, slow performance, memory leaks or fragmentation, and crashes in any user-mode process. The tool includes additional debugging scripts focused on Internet Information Services (IIS) applications,…

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x64 version of Debug Diag 1.1 troubleshooting tool has been released to web yesterday

After a long beta period the 64-bit version of Debug Diag 1.1 was made available for public download from Microsoft download center. The Debug Diagnostic Tool (DebugDiag) is designed to assist in troubleshooting issues such as hangs, slow performance, memory leaks or fragmentation, and crashes in any user-mode process. The tool includes additional debugging scripts…

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