Memory Dump Analysis Anthology, Volume 9b

Memory Dump Analysis Anthology, Volume 9b


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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 March - September 2016 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 – 9a and features:

- 11 new crash dump analysis patterns

- 11 new software log and trace analysis patterns

- New structural memory pattern

- Introduction to Riemann root cause analysis language

- Introduction to problem solving as code

- Introduction to Dia|gram graphical diagnostic analysis language

- Introduction to iterative pattern-oriented root cause analysis

- Definition of theoretical software diagnostics

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781908043368
Publisher: Opentask
Publication date: 12/12/2016
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

About the Author
PART 1: Crash Dump Analysis Patterns
Constant Subtrace
Wait Chain (Nonstandard Synchronization)
Not My Thread
Window Hint
Place Trace
Handle Limit (GDI, User Space)
Multiple Exceptions (Stowed)
Stack Trace Signature
Relative Memory Leak
JIT Code (Java)
Wait Chain (C++11, Condition Variable)
PART 2: A Bit of Science, Philosophy, and Religion
Morality and Virtual Worlds
Quotes from Memoriarch
On Lives, Narratives, and Memory
Notes on Memoidealism
Worst Simulation World Hypothesis
Memory Ablution
PART 3: Software Trace Analysis Patterns
Data Selector
Declarative Trace
Trace Extension
Fourier Activity
Fiber of Activity
Missing Data
Message Pattern
Activity Theatre
Small DA+TA
Quotient Trace
PART 4: Fun with Debugging, Crash Dumps, and Traces
Debugging Slang
To Come Out of the Shell
3D Weekend
To Crawl into (One's Shell)
Bad Feeling
The Valley of Crash Dumps
Early Debugging
Diagnostics and Debugging in Science Fiction
James Bond's Bugcheck and Error
Two-field System Agriculture
Bugs and InfoSec
Program Evolution
Roman + Hex
Debugging Curiosities
Trace Messages
Moscow Scare
Vacuum Needs PDB
My Surname Decomposed
Double Fee Request
Word Symmetry and Soviet History
Everything You Need for Debugging
Bugs in the System
Direct HR Reporting
The Devil at My Heels
PART 5: Software Narratology
PART 6: Software Diagnostics, Root Cause Analysis, Troubleshooting, and Debugging
Diagnostics of Things (DoT)
Riemann Root Cause Analysis Language
Problem Solving as Code
Dia|gram Graphical Diagnostic Analysis Language
Iterative Pattern-Oriented Root Cause Analysis
Theoretical Software Diagnostics and Education
PART 7: Art and Photography
Heap Corruption Explained by Lego Bricks
Linked List Illustrated by Lego Bricks
The Stack of Words
Packed and Unpacked Structures Illustrated by Lego Bricks
What Color is Your Instruction?
Sluggish System under Observation
Happy Debugging Card (Halloween Style)
PART 8: Structural Memory Patterns
Region Strata
PART 9: Miscellaneous
English for Software Engineers (with UML)
Visual Learning Guide to Stack Traces
Real Programmers - No Impossible Code
Debugger Log Analyzer: Inception
Technical Books as Software
Job Forensic Archaeology
The Physical Spike
Software Experience Reuse through Generations
Fiber Bundle Reading
PART 10: Software Generalist
Sorting and Early Greek Philosophers
Software as Means of Production
MVC Worldview and the Origin of Economic Order
Software Generalist View of Religion
Mod N Reading System
Computational Collectives
Software Generalist Worldview
Event Tracing for Windows in UML
Empires of the Code
Standard Model and UML
Software Accommodation
Software Generalism
Software Labour and Alienation
Finite Sets
Computational Slotting Fees
On Facts about Software
Optimal Discrete Reading Chunks
On Software and Ethics
On Software Space-Time
Worship of Memory
Remembering d'Alembert
Software and Philosophical Beliefs
On Good Software
On Babbage-Chambers Paradox
On Abandonment
Cooperative Multireading Revisited and Started
Index of WinDbg Commands

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