Performance Monitor

Performance Monitor is a graphical tool supplied as part of the installation of any NT/2000 Server or Workstation that lets you monitor various performance indicators. Hundreds of counters are organized within performance objects. These counters can be monitored on the local machine or over the network and can be set up to monitor any object and counter on multiple systems at once from one session. A small subset of performance information is also available via the Windows Task Manager Performance tab. However, all of this information and more is available using the Performance Monitor facility.

Performance Monitor can be launched from many different points. Figure 37.2 shows how to launch Performance Monitor from SQL Profiler. ...

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