Collecting Application Statistics for Stand-Alone Applications by Using the Profiler Command Line

 

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This section describes the procedures and options for collecting performance statistics for a client (stand-alone) application by using the sampling method from the command line.

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Enhanced security features in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 required significant changes in the way the Visual Studio profiler collects data on these platforms. Windows Store apps also require new collection techniques. See Performance Tools on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 applications.

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Sampling Method Data Views

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