Installing Orcas Beta 2

August 29, 2007

I tried to install VS 2008 beta 2. First I uninstalled the beta one version, then I ran the beta 2 installer, and as usual I found myself struggle against those annoying problems. The installer tells me that I did not uninstall the MSDN for Orcas. But on "Programs & features" there was no entry for "MSDN for Orcas". Searching the web for Orcas beta 1 removal tool was just time consuming, I found nothing, so I decided to use Process Monitor. Using the right filter set and a good search I found the entry in the registry...
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Finally – We released the JobObjectWrapper project

A job object allows a group of processes to be managed as a unit. Job objects are namable, securable, sharable objects that control attributes of and assign limits to the processes associated with them. Operations performed on the job object affect all processes associated with the job object.JobObjectWrapper is a .NET abstraction over the Win32 Job Object. With this library you can create job objects, create and assign a process to the job, control process and job limits, and register for the various process- and job-related notification events. Most of the code is written in C++/CLI. This is a good...

JobObjectSecurityLimitInformation class was deprecated in Windows Vista

August 18, 2007

We are currently working on a new open source project that will be published on codeplex in the near future. The project, JobObjectWrapper is a .Net wrapper of the Win32 Job Object capabilities. A job object allows groups of processes to be managed as a unit. Job objects are namable, securable, sharable objects that control attributes of the processes associated with them. Operations performed on the job object affect all processes associated with the job object. A job can enforce limits on each associated process, such as the working set size, process priority, end-of-job time limit, and so...
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