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Windows Performance and Capacity Planning Challenges in Virtualized Environments

Mark Friedman, Founder and CTO of Demand Technology Software, recently presented two sessions at the Computer Measurement Group’s imPACt Conference covering Performance Management in the Virtual Data Center.  Mark discussed the current set of Windows performance and capacity planning challenges that arise due to infrastructure virtualization in both large scale on-premises and cloud computing environments. You can view […]

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Defining and Using Machine Groups in the Performance Sentry PDB

Defining and using machine groups are important features of the Performance Sentry Performance Database (PDB).  Machine groups are especially useful in managing the performance data from hundreds or thousands of machines.  Additionally, using machine groups improves charting and reporting performance in the Performance Sentry Portal. “A Guide to Using Machine Groups Effectively in the Performance […]

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Microsoft’s Hyper-V Performance — Introduction

If you are interested in the performance of Microsoft’s Hyper-V virtualization solution, Mark Friedman, our Founder and CTO,  recently put Microsoft’s Hyper-V virtualization technology through its paces, subjecting it to a series of CPU and memory stress tests. These tests are similar to the ones he used to evaluate the performance of VMware ESX  to help […]

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Performance Sentry Cumulative Maintenance Released

Demand Technology Software announced a cumulative maintenance distribution encompassing fixes and enhancements to the Performance Sentry collection service, Performance Sentry Administration, the Performance Sentry Web Portal, and the NTSMF PDB data utilities. It is available immediately for download for both new and existing customers. The Performance Sentry collection service version 4.0.0.15, which is included in […]

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Demand Technology Software Announces v2.4 of the Performance Sentry Web Portal

Cape Coral, Florida, United States – Version 2.4 of the Performance Sentry Web Portal is available today, Demand Technology Software announced. It is available for download for both new and existing customers. The Performance Sentry Web Portal is a web front end to the company’s Microsoft SQL Server-based Performance Database (PDB), which can be configured […]

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Mark Friedman to present at CMG’s Performance and Capacity 2013 Conference

Mark Friedman will present his paper titled “Performance Management in the Virtual Data Center: Virtual Memory Management” at the Performance and Capacity 2013 by CMG Conference at the Hyatt Regency in La Jolla, California.  Mark’s presentation will be on November 5th at 3:45 in the Aventine Ballroom A/B.  Mark’s paper explores the strategies that the VMware […]

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Mark Friedman to present at CMG’s Performance and Capacity 2013 Conference

Mark Friedman will present his paper titled “Performance Management in the Virtual Data Center: Virtual Memory Management” at the Performance and Capacity 2013 by CMG Conference at the Hyatt Regency in La Jolla, California.  Mark’s presentation will be on November 5th at 3:45 in the Aventine Ballroom A/B.  Mark’s paper explores the strategies that the VMware ESX hyperviser […]

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Mark Friedman to speak at the Midwest CMG Fall 2013 Meeting

The Midwest CMG 2013 Fall Meeting will take place on Thursday, October 24, 2013 and will be held at USG Corporate Headquarters in Chicago, IL. Mark Friedman will be presenting a session titled “Web Application Performance by Design: A Performance  Engineering Approach”.  This  presentation is part of a workshop session that introduces a set of  […]

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Mark Friedman to speak at the Midwest CMG Fall 2013 Meeting

The Midwest CMG 2013 Fall Meeting will take place on Thursday, October 24, 2013 and will be held at USG Corporate Headquarters in Chicago, IL. Mark Friedman will be presenting a session titled “Web Application Performance by Design: A Performance  Engineering Approach”.  This  presentation is part of a workshop session that introduces a set of  patterns and practices […]

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Performance Sentry Collection Service Uninstall Problem on x64 Machines.

It has been brought to our attention that there is a problem in certain circumstances where attempting to ‘Uninstall’ or ‘Remove’ the Performance Sentry Collection Service results in an error message of “An error occurred while trying to remove Performance Sentry Collection Service.  It may have already been uninstalled.  Would you like to remove Performance […]

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