dotTrace Memory can't open its own snapshot

Hi,

I am currently facing a problem with one of my applications. Somewhere is a memory leak and I wanted to use dotTrace Memory to find it.
Unfortunatelly, it is unable to open the snapshot it created itself, although it is only about 850 MB in size. I get a message saying "Not enough memory to load dump".

I am on a 64bit Win7 with 8GB of RAM.

Any hints?

Thanks,

Daniel

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Hello Daniel,
Unfortunately it's a known issue of dotTrace Memory 3.5 - it can't deal with "large" snapshots. "Large" is not only a bit file, but also a complicated snapshot with big amount of objects and connections. I can only recommend you to try to "localize" profiling as much as possible: start recording right before the moment you're suspecting a leak, and finish right after.

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Hi Asia,

thanks for your answer.
However, to be honest, it is way too late.
I went with redgates profiler nearly two weeks ago after not receiving any answer here.

Daniel

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I'm really sorry about that. But maybe once you'll be attracted by new version of dotTrace Memory!

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When will a new version be released? 3.5 is completely useless for me in debugging a memory leak I'm having as I can't open any snapshots. It seems people have been complaining about this for years (e.g. from 2009 http://devnet.jetbrains.net/thread/285123). It feels like dotTrace Memory has been abandoned.

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Hi Allon,
We have a kind of "quiet EAP" of next version - if you're interested in trying pre-release new version, please contact me by email: alexandra.rudenko@jetbrains.com.

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