Profiling and measurement

We started this book by highlighting the importance of measurement and profiling by covering some simple techniques in Chapter 4, Measuring Performance Bottlenecks. We continued this theme throughout, and we'll end the book on it as well because it's impossible to overstate how important measuring and analyzing reliable evidence is.

Previously, we covered the use of Glimpse to provide insights into the running of your web application. We also demonstrated the Visual Studio diagnostics tools and the Application Insights Software Development Kit (SDK). There's another tool that's worth mentioning--the Prefix profiler, which you can get at

Prefix is a free web-based ASP.NET profiler that ...

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