In Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1, you were introduced to new analysis and profiling capabilities (Parallel Profiling and Performance Tools) designed to make concurrency understandable and, ultimately, debuggable. Today, with the release of
Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2, we introduce an updated and significantly more capable concurrency visualization and profiling tool which is available with other profiling features in Visual Studio 2010 Premium and Ultimate. What does it do, exactly? How does
Here, Architect Hazim Shafi, Dev Lead Sasha Dadiomov and PM Bill Colburn tell us all about the Concurrency Visualizer Profiling Tool, including a demo. So, fire up Beta 2, spin up some threads and visualize concurrency. You should profile an already-existing application that employs concurrency and, perhaps for the first time, get to see what your concurrent code is actually doing at run time.
Parallel visualization tools team blog:
The parallel computing dev center: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/concurrency/default.aspx
Hazim's blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/hshafi/default.aspx