Chapter 2

Performance monitor

Abstract

This chapter provides practical facts and common usage of Windows Performance Monitor (Perfmon) and other tools related to collecting and managing performance counter logs.

Keywords

Performance Monitor

Perfmon

SYSMON

Performance counter

Counter path

Data collector

Counter log

BLG

Windows

Windows Server

Performance Analysis of Logs

PAL

Logman

Relog

LODCTR

You know PerfMon, it’s like your own little internet inside your computer, in the sense that everything you need to know is in there, you just can’t find it.

Richard Campbell (host of the RunAs Radio podcast)

Introduction

This chapter provides practical facts and common usage of Windows Performance Monitor and other tools related to collecting and managing performance counter ...

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