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ASP.NET Site Performance Secrets by Matt Perdeck

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Garbage collector

If the garbage collector is working overtime, it may consume a lot of CPU cycles. Check the counters shown in Chapter 3, Memory to see if this is the case, especially % Time in GC. To see how to check a counter in perfmon, refer to the Pinpointing bottlenecks section, the Thread usage subsection in chapter 2.

Category: .NET CLR Memory

 

% Time in GC

The percentage of time spent in the GC since the end of the last collection. A value over 10 percent indicates a high allocation rate, or a high proportion of objects surviving garbage collections.

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