Crash Dumps for Dummies (Part 1)

There is much confusion among MS and therefore Citrix customers about different dump types - Windows has 3 major dump types (not including various mini-dumps): complete, kernel and user. Long time ago I created a hand-crafted picture showing how various parts of computer memory are saved in a dump and I want to share it with a wider part of Citrix community and perhaps with the rest of the world:

- Dmitry Vostokov  @ -

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