Chris Morter is a Test Engineer at Red Gate currently working in the .NET division on ANTS Memory Profiler and ANTS Performance Profiler. When not staring at the screen he enjoys sprinting, particularly the 100 meters.
Despite the many benefits of automatic memory management in .NET, there are still a few perils which we must avoid. One of the most common, and frustrating to deal with, is fragmentation of the large object heap. In this article Chris Morter explains what LOH fragmentation is, why it's a problem, and what you can do to avoid it.… Read more