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How do I... Publish a custom application performance counter in C#?

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One important aspect of enterprise level application development is the need to monitor processes and determine if those processes are working as intended. This can be solved many different ways -- from logging transactions to a database to sending e-mail alerts. One often overlooked solution to this problem is to use performance counters to expose application performance information. Zach Smith demonstrates how to publish a custom performance counter from your applications using C#.

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