Archive for April 19th, 2014

Crash Dump Analysis Patterns (Part 190b)

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

While working on Thread Cluster pattern I realized that we need a predicate version of Module Collection pattern, similar to the predicate version of Stack Trace Collection pattern. A predicate can be anything: a company vendor, semantic proximity, functionality such as printing, remote file management, and so on. Such module sub-collections can be used instead of modules in more complex patterns: an example of software diagnostics pattern substitution and composition. For example, we might be able to identify a possible coupling between 2 semantically different module groups explained by IPC Wait Chains such as on this diagram:

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