Tag Archives: Performance

EF query optimisation

We have a view that is very slow when you don’t use a filter on the name field. Everywhere in our stored procedures and (sub)queries we have this applied. In our web applicatie we use Entity Framework. The business layer … Continue reading

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Microsoft TechDays 2015

With all the new stuff Microsoft has presented at Build, pushed to Azure and is going to release, I just had to go to TechDays. After an amazing keynote about zombies in the AppStore, the future of monetization (micro payments) … Continue reading

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Power plan and Visual Studio builds

Our Visual Studio 2013 solution holds 283 projects. The build and load times are long. Reading some tips on the internet about speeding things up I found that the power plan of my laptop directly influences the build time. Operation … Continue reading

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Performance optimization with VS2012 profiler

Many systems are not optimized or sub-optimized by tweaking the wrong features. This post describes the use of the Visual Studio 2012 profiler to get insight in what to optimize and monitor the result of these optimizations. For this post … Continue reading

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Use your own performance counters

Create and use your own performance counters to see how you program is doing in performancetests, stresstests, production, … First register the performance counters. This is done with a PerformanceCounterCategory that contains the CounterCreationData objects for the performance counters. Be … Continue reading

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