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Microsoft Hyper-V Cluster Design by Eric Siron

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General performance measurement

Baselines and ongoing performance evaluations tend to be fairly generic in nature. They can be carried out in a number of ways. You were already introduced to the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) in Chapter 2, Cluster Design and Planning. This section will examine two others. The first is the free Server Performance Advisor (SPA) provided by Microsoft. The second is the Performance Monitor tool in-built in Windows operating systems.

Server Performance Advisor

This tool can be run quickly to determine the performance characteristics of a new system and on a schedule to track the performance trends of an active system.

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Do not install or run Server Performance Advisor directly on a Hyper-V host or any ...

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