Oh DataDude, you got me screwed…

14 ביוני 2007

Not really screwed, but I wasted some quality time that could have been better spent with the kids.Here's what went down:We are developing a distributed system with Sql Server 2000 on the back end. We have a dev database located in our offices. During development we own the schema. When we get ready to deploy a new version of the application we deploy to our customers test servers. The test servers 'server-topology' is a copy of the production servers. There are multiple database servers and IIS web servers. We have a limited account to the test environment so that we can follow the test deployment and initial testing. We...
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Visual Studio "View Code" soo slow…

8 ביוני 2007

I don't know exactly why, but for some time, the first time I display a code window within Visual Studio there's intense disk activity for about 10 seconds. From that point on opening other source files is a snap.It's late so I'm going to make this a short one. Locating the problem:1) I fired up SysInternals fileMon.2) set it to monitor only the C: drive3) turned off some disk intensive applications (Folding@Home, MSN Desktop search...)4) Created a new project in Visual StudioStared at the fileMon log for about 30 seconds while Visual Studio was writing to the file:C:\Documents and Settings\kim\Local Settings\Application...