Common Mistakes

Memory Dump Analysis:

Mistake #1   - Not looking at full stack traces
Mistake #2   - Not seeing semantic and pragmatic inconsistencies
Mistake #3   - Not looking at all stack traces
Mistake #4   - Not using checklists
Mistake #5   - Not paying attention to all aspects of default analysis
Mistake #6   - Not paying attention to context
Mistake #7   - Not double-checking symbolic output
Mistake #8   - Not looking past the first found evidence
Mistake #9   - Not recognizing data as UNICODE or ASCII fragments
Mistake #10 - Not comparing to reference debugger output
Mistake #11 - Not doing explicit symbol qualification

Software Trace Analysis:

Forthcoming