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Optimizing Citrix® XenDesktop® for High Performance by Craig Thomas Ellrod

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XenDesktop® performance metrics

There are a few performance metrics that are worth monitoring in your XenDesktop environment. These metrics apply to the Windows virtual machines. They are listed here in the following table:

Metric

Descripton

Processor - % processor time

The percentage of time it takes to execute a thread. Calculated by observing the time the service is inactive and subtracting it from 100%. It depends on the process, but up to 70%-80% might be acceptable for one process.

System – processor queue length

The number of threads in the processor queue. This shows threads that are ready to run, not threads that are already running. A long CPU queue is a symptom of a CPU bottleneck. Up to five threads per core for five minutes is ...

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