10.2. Using Windows Server 2008 Performance Tools

Because performance monitoring and optimization are vital functions in network environments of any size, Windows Server 2008 includes several performance-related tools.

The first and most useful tool is the Windows Server 2008 Reliability and Performance Monitor, which was designed to allow users and systems administrators to monitor performance statistics for various operating system parameters. Specifically, you can collect, store, and analyze information about CPU, memory, disk, and network resources using this tool, and these are only a handful of the things that you can monitor. By collecting and analyzing performance values, systems administrators can identify many potential problems. As ...

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