Stressed Out Windows: Making Windows Robust

What happens within Microsoft when a Windows Vista or Longhorn Server daily build is ready? Thousands of machines spin up an insane stress test that sucks up all available memory and handles and then pushes the machine to the limits with an intensive set of feature stress routines.

This is an incredibly tough test that helps us find obscure race condition bugs and assess the overall robustness of the operating system.

Join Dr. Sneath and Stress Technical Lead, Eric Hansen, as they expose the great work of the Windows Stress team to the outside world for the first time.

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News source: Channel 9

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