.NET Runtime Optimization Service, Who is eating CPU cookies?

I recently configured a trial Windows Server 2012 R2 VM to start fiddling with it and use it later for other not so important things.

One beautiful winter night, I observed that even if I am not doing single nasty thing on this machine still I see my CPU usage 100%. Whoa, who is eating my cookies?

At first glance in task manger, I found two alien processes gobbling CPU and some RAM

Install, configure and consume Redis data-store running on Ubuntu with C# .NET


These days Redis sparkle in my eyes, for lots of reason but the basic and most important reason is that it is deaam fast. Now we all know this can bring up an never ending debate but I am not going to be part of it because its fast and here I am not … [Continue reading]

Disk Cleanup – Remove unwanted files to free disk space after upgrading to Windows 8.1


I recently upgraded to Windows 8.1 from my Windows 8 version I have been using since it was released. The upgrade from store worked pretty well. I was worried about the software, files and profile settings during this transition, but all worked … [Continue reading]

Enable NuGet package restore

Sign - Stop Adding NuGet Packages To Source Control

Its never to late, recently I am seeing people around me who are misunderstanding NuGet Package Manager in Visual studio. *Shouting* Stop adding NuGet packages / library to source control … [Continue reading]

How to access Nuget when internet is down or not available


One thing any .NET developer is addicted to is Nuget Package Manger. Life has become so easy, no more hassle of maintain all those 3rd party libraries or remember them or list them down in some document. No more "Reference DLL not found" errors to … [Continue reading]