Performance Monitoring Best Practices

15 Simple ASP.NET Performance Tuning Tips

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Performance of your ASP.NET web application is important. There is a lot of evidence to suggest that slow loading times and clunky interaction will drive customers elsewhere. Even in the case of internal applications where the users have no option but to use the application, their satisfaction is tightly coupled to speed. There are a ton of ways to improve …

.NET Event Counters – When logging isn’t fast enough

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Over the past few years, I’ve become more and more convinced that having really good production logs is critical to running a successful software deployment. Logging has always been important, however if you’re deploying a web of microservices and a business transaction might span twenty different services, then searchable centralized logging is crucial. There are plenty of great tools available …

SSL authentication logging with web debugging proxies

Debugging Tricky HTTP Problems with Fiddler and Charles

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Almost every application these days communicates over HTTP: websites, RESTful services, and even SOAP APIs all make use of Hypertext Transfer Protocol. For the most part, we don’t worry too much about what is happening at the network level when we’re building these applications. However, from time to time a problem will show up that needs us to drop to …