Memory Dump Analysis Anthology, Volume 10

Memory Dump Analysis Anthology, Volume 10


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This reference volume consists of revised, edited, cross-referenced, and thematically organized selected articles from Software Diagnostics Institute ( + and Software Diagnostics Library (former Crash Dump Analysis blog, about software diagnostics, root cause analysis, debugging, crash and hang dump analysis, software trace and log analysis written in October 2016 - May 2017 for software engineers developing and maintaining products on Windows platforms, quality assurance engineers testing software, technical support and escalation engineers dealing with complex software issues, security researchers, reverse engineers, malware and memory forensics analysts. This volume is fully cross-referenced with volumes 1 – 9 and features:

- 15 new crash dump analysis patterns

- New Linux core dump analysis pattern

- 18 new software trace and log analysis patterns

- Introduction to topological software trace and log analysis

- Introduction to software diagnostic spaces as general graphs of software narratives

- Software diagnostics as archaeology

- Introduction to pattern-oriented diagnostic analysis process

- Principles of pattern-oriented software data analysis

- Abstract debugging commands (ADC) initiative

- Introduction to elementary analysis patterns and reduction of analysis pattern complexity

- Introduction to categorical foundations of software diagnostics

- Introduction to existential prognostics and periodic table of diagnostic patterns

- Introduction to software codiagnostics

- Volume index of memory dump analysis patterns

- Volume index of trace and log analysis patterns

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781908043856
Publisher: Opentask
Publication date: 05/26/2017
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents


About the Author

PART 1: Crash Dump Analysis Patterns

Quotient Stack Trace

Module Stack Trace

Foreign Module Frame

Unified Stack Trace

Mirror Dump Set

Memory Fibration

Aggregated Frames

Value Deviation (Structure Field)

Stack Trace (I/O Devices)

High Contention (.NET Heap)

Frame Regularity

Deadlock (.NET Finalizer)

Invalid Parameter (Runtime Function)

Wait Chain (SRW Lock)

Stack Trace Motif

PART 2: Linux Core Dump Analysis Pattern

Module Stack Trace

PART 3: Software Trace Analysis Patterns

Corrupt Message

Projective Space


Poincaré Trace

De Broglie Trace Duality

Braid Group

Delay Dynamics

Activity Quantum

Trace Presheaf

Message Directory

Galois Trace

Singleton Trace

Braid of Activity

Tensor Trace

Unsynchronized Traces

Intrinsic ID

Combed Trace

Activity Packet

PART 4: Software Diagnostics, Root Cause Analysis, Troubleshooting, and Debugging

Topological Software Trace and Log Analysis

Is Your Security Healthy?

Software Diagnostic Space as a General Graph of Software Narratives

Software Diagnostics Metaphors

Software Diagnostics as Archaeology

Pattern-Oriented Diagnostic Analysis Process

Principles of Pattern-Oriented Software Data Analysis

Abstract Debugging Commands (ADC) Initiative

Reducing Analysis Pattern Complexity via Elementary Analysis Patterns

Categorical Foundations of Software Diagnostics

Existential Prognostics: Periodic Table of Diagnostic Patterns

Software Codiagnostics

The Unity of Pattern-Oriented Software Diagnostics

PART 5: A Bit of Science, Philosophy, and Religion

Quotes from Memoriarch

Notes on Memoidealism

PART 6: Fun with Debugging, Crash Dumps, and Traces

Debugging Slang










Problem Solving Techniques


Software Temperature


Cosmic Rays in Memory

Area 51

Measuring Software Diagnostics

Cash and Crash

Debugging Law

Suggested Pool Tags


Attitude to Debugging

British vs. American Spelling

How I Became a Grandmaster

Memory Dumps and VAT


Traces of Cyrillic Alphabet

Prolific Letter

Code and Edoc

The Three-Software Vendor Body Problem

Modem Troubleshooting and Putin

Bugs for Fireworks

Critical SnowLOB


Schadenfreude of AI

Diagnostics and Debugging in Science Fiction

The Mozart of Diagnostics

Keyboard Problems

PART 7: Art and Photography


Development Muses

Pattern Inside and Outside

Between Diagnostic Activities

Patched Bug Construction Kit

Russian Binary

Secret Russian Binary


PART 8: Miscellaneous


Is There Any Life Inside Windows?

The Condition of My Productivity

CyberSpace and the Solution to CyberProblems

VAX/VMS Debugging Artefact

Observing Patterns of Cloud Structure and Behavior


Crash Dump Analysis Checklist

Volume Index

Memory Analysis Patterns

Trace and Log Analysis Patterns

Index of WinDbg Commands

Customer Reviews