“SharePoint’s Sasquatch Memory Leak”

By | 2010-02-09

Todd Carter posted an article on an potential (huge) memory leak in SharePoint 2007. 

“So what’s the bottom line? – For each HttpApplication which is leaked a potential huge number of child references are too rooted and therefore leaked. While the table above would seem to indicate this is a small leak the numbers above do not reflect the size of all child objects which have been rooted. ” 

The fix is quite easy though, and Microsoft is working on a solution. For the description of the Memory Leak with SPHttpApplication and a workaround/fix for now:


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