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What is System Code Total Bytes

I am trying to use perfmon, and according to MSDN, the "System Code Total Bytes" counter ... Shows the size, in bytes, of pageable operating system code currently in virtual memory. It is a ...
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49 views

Network applications with high % of system time

I have an Windows 2003 (don't laugh) server with 10GbE connectivity processing data coming to it over the network and sending it back out. Here's the graph of overall system performance and the ...
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Restore Perfmon Action/View Menus after hiding?

In Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition, Service Pack 2: Start > Run... > perfmon Select menu View > Customize... Uncheck option "Standard menus (Action and View)" Select button "OK" How ...
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How to bring Paging File usage metric to zero?

I am trying to tune a SQL Server. Per Brent Ozar's Performance Tuning Video, he says the PerfMon's Paging File:%Usage should be zero or ridiculously close to it. The average metric on my box is ...
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1answer
913 views

How to setup Perfmon/Logman to get the Thread performance counters for only a specific IIS process?

I am trying to setup Perfmon/Logman to collect some performance counters to monitor my IIS6 installation. There are multiple w3wp instances on this host, and I can successfully collect data for the ...
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Best way to determine overhead of running DebugDiag in Production for Memory Leaks?

Our IT team is trying to track down some memory issues we're having in production with a specific customer. Since this is a classic ASP application on Win2K3/IIS6 we've determined that ...
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317 views

Importing performance monitor settings from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008?

On Windows Server 2003, I have some performance counters set up in Performance Monitor (perfmon). I would like to use these same counters on some new Windows Server 2008 servers. How do I import these ...
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520 views

Is this a Disk Bottleneck?

I have configured perfmon in order to see if the server disk has a problem. The Avd Disk Write Queue Length is the white line The % Processor is the black line that was never over 50% From what I ...
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1answer
55 views

Measure impact of new software on Windows Server

I'm an admin for a small business. I've been asked to give another company my opinion on whether or not our servers have enough available resources to handle the addition of their software. I've had ...
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1answer
548 views

Windows 2003 Server with corrupted performance counters

One of my Windows 2003 servers has for some reason had its performance counters clobbered: I'm about to embark on restoring them to their former glory using the steps in this Microsoft ...
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1answer
924 views

Setting MaxWorkItems Has No Effect (Windows Server 2003)

We have an application that monitors remote directories for change notifications using ReadDirectoryChangesW() . According to Microsoft documentation, each outstanding change notification request ...
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1answer
306 views

Why is the average in perfmon different than the average calculated from the csv?

I'm looking at a Physical Disk\Avg. Disk sec/Transfer counter in perfmon. We've always had faith in the Average number that perfmon reports over the selected time span. I can't figure out why if I ...
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1answer
349 views

Optimization of Soft Page Faults

I am currently doing performance analysis on a server and I see an application is generating a large number of page faults/sec. After checking the page reads/sec it seems these are all soft page ...
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1answer
367 views

How can be cout \Process(sqlservr)\% Processor Time over 300 %

The counter, Process(sqlservr)\% Processor Time, is hovering around 361% on one of my database servers. This counter reflects the percent of total time SQL Server spent running on CPU (user mode + ...
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1answer
549 views

PerfMon Counters Not Available

Unless I'm going crazy here, I'm having a problem trying to load some basic counters from one of our older Windows 2003 SP2. Let's take Page Faults/sec as an example - when I try to add the counter, ...
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Easiest way to get Perfmon counter names into a text file?

I'd like to create a settings file for my logman command. I expect to have lots of perfmon counters. Is there any easy way to get all the perfmon counters' exact text anywhere? The only thing I ...
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1answer
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Why can't Logman start?

I'm setting up my first logman counter. But it's not working! There is some file or folder permissions problem. Or maybe I wrote the create-counter statement wrong. Here's my counter commands: ...
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Perfmon disk counters vs. a SAN

I'm not a storage guy. I know how to spell SAN and a few basics beyond that, but not much farther. Are std disk counters reliable in measuring against SAN storage? We have 2 MS SQL (2005) servers ...
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2answers
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Perfmon % Processor Time vs. task manager's CPU usage

I'm new to using Perfmon and performance monitoring in general (so go easy on me please ;) I know that Perfmon doesn't have anything exactly like Task Manager's CPU usage display, but I'm trying to ...
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5answers
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Automatically start Windows Server 2003 Perfmon counter log upon reboot

Trying to figure out how to make sure a specific Windows Perfmon Counter Log resumes logging automatically when the server is rebooted. This is a Windows 2003 Server, so likely won't have anyone ...
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2answers
253 views

Perfmon not showing recently added databases

Problem: I have a production server ( 64-bit Windows server 2003 R2 ), when i try to add Sql:Databases counter in the perfmon, it does not show me the recently added databases to select from. ...
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Is there an automated way of collating data from Perfmon?

I've been manually collating Perfmon data (e.g., getting screen caps of the perfmon graph to get the average, min, max values) of statistics like % processor usage, % committed bytes in memory, etc in ...
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Performance Monitor can't add counters from .NET data providers

I'm trying to monitor my database connections with Performance Monitor, but for some reason I can no longer add the counters. Every set of counters OTHER than the two .NET Data Providers (for Oracle ...