# 129 - How to read from Performance Counters

Date: 7/23/2009

Level: Intermediate

Author: Derik Whittaker

Tags: Dot Net

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In this episode we are going to take a look at how to read data from custom performance counters.

Part of the core .net framework allows you to not only create (see episode 114) counters, but also allows you to read from them as well. We will show how you can easily create hooks to take advantage of these counters and read in the data.

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