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What is a good set of performance counters to measure scalability bottlenecks

We're moving our enterprise product to the cloud (IAAS) and are determining how many users we can support on a single VM. Our product uses SQL Server, SharePoint and a bunch of WCF services. What ...
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Windows: Determine number of cores from a performance monitor file?

Is there any way to determine how many cores a particular machine's CPU has based on a Performance Monitor file I have? Additionally, can we see if hyperthreading is enabled? For a period of high ...
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When looking at a Server Work Queue performance counter, what is SMB2 Blocking 10?

I'm looking at pulling some server performance counters for my Windows 2008 R2 server, and one of the things I would like to monitor is the Server Queues. However, this is an active server and it ...
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How to customize Windows “Performance Monitor”?

I'm wondering if that's possible to set a customized action counter that is not listed as one of the counters? e.g. a batch script that measure a time for running my application, and then notify the ...
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How can I replicate performance counter setups in an Azure WorkerRole?

I am trying to collect performance statistics on our Azure application. Up till now, our process has been to set up the roles with RDP enabled, connect, manually set up the performance counters, log ...
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Performance Counter - % Disk Time and Avg. Disk Queue Length

% Disk Time - How often is the disk busy? If it's busy almost all of the time, and there is a large queue, the disk might be a bottleneck. This value is displayed as a percentage and is capped at ...
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Monitor daily, weekly and monthly bandwidth usage totals in Windows Server 2008 R2

I need to be able to monitor and report on total bandwidth usage (in and out) on a windows 2008 server. This is so that i can cost the usage fees i am likely to incurr when moving to another ...
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Are Windows performance counter data points providing snapshots or averages of the prior interval?

I am wondering specifically about the "Process/% Processor Time" counter. If you set it to an interval of say 10 seconds, are the data points a snapshot of what the CPU utilization is at that 10 ...