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C# 2008 and 2005 Threaded Programming: Beginner's Guide by Gastón C. Hillar

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Time for action - Analyzing the memory usage

The NASA scientists noticed that the application had some performance problems as more images were processed. They noticed a very intensive activity in the disk subsystem, and they used the Windows Task Manager to view the memory usage. The application used too much memory! Why? You used managed code, and the garbage collector is supposed to avoid these memory problems. What's going on? Let's use Windows Task Manager and Process Explorer to understand what happens with the multithreaded code running many times. Hurry up! You do not want to disappoint the NASA scientists.

Now, we are going to monitor the application memory usage with Windows Task Manager and Process Explorer while it is running. This ...

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