Archive for Performance Monitoring

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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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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New Performance Objects in Windows 8 and Server 2012

Windows 8 and Server 2012 now Generally Available OK, now that all the hoopla of introducing Windows 8 is over, we can now get down to business.  As I wrote in another entry, we at Demand Technology Software, have revised our software installation to work with both Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.  As part […]

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MXG and Performance Sentry for Cost Effective Windows Performance Monitoring

I was thinking today about the current economy and how our customers are running with minimal staff and minimal budgets. My mind wandered back to my previous career as a performance analyst/capacity planner with a Fortune 500 manufacturer Aloe my holds. While this product lashes you front legs me with product college football picks […]

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Measuring Processor Utilization in Windows and Windows applications

Mark Friedman recently presented his paper at the CMG ’11 International Conference in Washington DC and we have made it available as a White Paper in our download area. You can use this link to retrieve it: Measuring Processor Utilization in Windows “This paper discusses the legacy technique for measuring processor utilization in Windows that […]

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Great to be back!!!

After a 4+ year hiatus while I was working at Microsoft, I am back working at DemandTech Software, the company I started in 1998, as of the beginning of 2011. My name is Mark B. Friedman. I am a professional software developer, author of several popular software products over the years, many of them tools […]

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Server Performance Drives Down IT Costs

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Performance Sentry VM goes GA today

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Setting up a VMware Demonstration Environment on a Laptop

I needed to set up a mobile demo environment to show off our new VMware performance monitor and wanted something that could be hosted on a Windows laptop running ESX Server and a few different Virtual Machines. I started with an HP Pavilion dv7 quad-core Intel i7 running Windows 7 x64  with 8 GB of […]

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Installing Performance Sentry VM on Windows Server 2008

Phil put together this quick video demonstrating the installation steps for installing Performance Sentry VM on Windows Server 2008.  At the end of the video he also adds some counters and shows the data in real time using Perfmon. The video is in HD and is easily viewed in full screen mode.

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