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Questions tagged [performance-monitor]

Performance Monitor is a Windows utility that assists with the monitoring of the Windows operating system, local and remote.

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Logging Disk utilization in perfmon per application?

So every so often i get an error in win10 where a process is using 100% of disk utilization within task manager. The end-goal is i'd like to create a log for it to track which application/process is ...
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Performance Monitor Decoding Base Priority Counter [Windows 10]

So in perf mon I can attach a base priority counter to a process such as google chrome. This shows its priority as "8". If i look in task manager google chrome have "normal priority". My question is, ...
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10240x768 desktop display

I have a lot of small monitors at work; I think they're 1024x768. Is there a device that can take, for example, 10 computer monitors and present it as a single logical 10240x768 display to the ...
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How CPU speed is managed vs CPU utilization?

I often see, in the performance monitor, CPU speed varying according to CPU utilization: When utilization increases speed increases: However sometimes this relationship is inverted: Speed ...
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How can I identify my network hardware bandwidth capacity in Linux

I am running a program in two terminals. One is makes 50 concurrent TLS connections and the second at 10 concurrent connections. It is important for me to monitor the network resources to decide on ...
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How can I get the maximum network card capacity

I want to be able to know what is the maximum capacity of my network card in my Ubuntu 18 machine. I use sudo nethogs and gets output like: NetHogs version 0.8.5-2 PID USER PROGRAM ...
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How to make nexus 10 as a monitor

I have an old nexus 10. It is slow, but fully functional. I have an old notebook which the monitor does not work. The nexus has a mini HDMI connector. Is it possible to make the nexus 10 as a monitor ...
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Performance Counter and Disk properties show different values

I am looking at free disk space in windows server,i have D: drive of 499 GB, when looking at performance monitor counters, free megabytes in logical disk counter shows free MB as 486,066 MB which is ...
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Get IIS 7 worker process number given a PID

I am trying to add performance counters for an IIS worker process to a collection data set in Performance Monitor. I know the process ID (PID) of the worker process (a 4 digit number). However, in ...
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Perfmon on windows 10 - no “process counter”

i want to use the performance monitor to monitor resource usage for a specific program. So i tried adding a counter but i could only find global counters there. I tried creating a user defined data ...
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Which service is run by svchost

I am currently monitoring a system with perfmon and logging the following counters: \Processor(_Total)\% Processor Time (overall usage) \Process(*)\% Processor Time (usage per process). I can later ...
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Perfmon CPU usage counters

I am trying to monitor an installation and what processes use the CPU most, to see if I am putting too much load onto it. Currently, I am monitoring the installation with perfmon, using the counters ...
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How to get PMCs outside VM at hypervisor level?

in the follow paper: Power Metering for Virtual Machine in Cloud Computing—Challenges and Opportunities at section METHODS FOR VM POWER METERING, author mentioned that there are two method to ...
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Why is my ZFS pool spending 97% of its time reading the target and only about 3% writing, on a write operation?

This perplexes me and I don't know a way to drill down into what ZFS is actually doing. I'm using a clean install of FreeNAS 11.1 with a fast ZFS pool (imported mirrors on fast 7200s) plus a ...
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How to properly measure performance impact of full disk encryption on HDD / SSD?

How do I properly measure the performance impact of full disk encryption on my hdd / ssd drive running Windows 7 / 10? I saw people using CrystalDiskMark - are these results correct?
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Win10 eliminating / reduce Post-Boot time for faster start into a program?

For a project I'm optimizing the time it takes for Windows 10 (Ent 64bit LTSB (1607)) to boot and start a specific program. One of my main problems is what appears to be a longer post-boot pause, ...
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Is it possible to monitor RAM usage for a specific software in windows 7?

I would like to know how much RAM is being used by a specific Application, for example: Exact RAM used by browser (ie:opera). The problem is that multiple instance are created by the browser so it's ...
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High disk usage with Windows Performance Recorder and sistem.exe

I have a laptop running Windows 10. Some days ago I installed Windows Performance Recorder (WPR) in order to solve a disk usage problem during startup. I set it to start recording during startup, and ...
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How can you view total I/O Bytes Read/Written on Windows 10?

How can you view total I/O Bytes Read/Written on Windows 10 per process? This is very easy on Windows 7 as you can see it in Task Manager if you enable those columns, but on Windows 10 task manager is ...
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Save performance monitor counters?

When I start Performance Monitor, I see a line graph with the default counter. I am able to add additional counters without problems, and everything seems to work okay. However they are not "saved" ...
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Disk 0 (C:) missing from Task Manager Performance Tab in Windows 10

In both Windows 10 and Windows Server 2012R2, I am missing my C: drive (which is Hard Drive 0 or Disk 0) from the Performance tab in Task Manager. This used to work with Windows 8.1. Comparison of 8....
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How can I get useful information from the Search Indexer perfomance counters?

I've been trying to figure out a way to get information on the indexing progress programmatically (how many files to go or "indexing complete"). I stumbled upon the class ...
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Where is the Available MBytes option in Windows 7 perfmon, that is in Win XP perfmon?

I don't know much about perfmon, but I see that Win XP has an option "Available MBytes" under "Memory" after right clicking the graph and clicking "add counter". As shown in this screenshot Where is ...
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What is the difference between 'Objects -> Threads' and 'Process -> Thread Count' in Performance Monitor?

Two counters in performance monitor are "Threads" under "Objects" and "Thread Count" under "Process". On machines I've looked at, there is a large difference between the values for the two counters, ...
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task manager private working set lower than performance monitor private bytes

I'm trying to track a memory leak in an application, so I had performance monitor graph its private bytes. One time, performance monitor said that the private bytes was rising, but in task manager, ...
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How can I monitor the CPU usage of each application

Sometimes I need to understand each application is running and consuming more CPU Resources than others and stop it. is there any Sw to monitor this?
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What is slowing down my computer during gaming?

I have a Dell Latitude E6410 with Nvidia Quadro NVS 3100M and Windows 10 installed. I've been regulary playing Counter Strike Source for past 1 year without a problem. But for past month or so, ...
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Can I get Performance Monitor to stop a Data Collector Set when a process exits?

I am currently debugging a program crash and need data on its memory usage over time. This crash often happens after an extended amount of time open, especially overnight. To this end, I have defined ...
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How to ensure my Data Collector Set runs at certain hours?

I have configured a Data Collector Set in Performance Monitor. There, I gave it a schedule so it start every day at 8:00 AM and record for 16 hours. That works mostly ok: the Data Collector Set does ...
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Can perfMon be used to understand why a page become much slower?

In my department, we have two sites, say Site 1 and Site 2. Site 2 is in backup mode (so no traffic goes into there at all, but running). Our website suddenly becomes slow this week. As there was no ...
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Why is NT Kernel Logger already running?

I'm using Windows 8.1 Professional 64-bit. Since some time ago, I started to find a "NT Kernel Logger" in "Performance Monitor" --> "Data Collector Sets" --> "Event Trace Sessions", and it's ...
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Single service using thousands of threads

I have an windows application that is having performance and stability issues that our company has bought from a vendor. I noticed the application was using 1,000 - 4,000 threads. Could this be ...
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Is it normal for a computer to have a long list of things running in Event Trace Sessions when it comes back from repair?

I sent my Windows 8.1 laptop to the manufacturer for repair and it came back with this list of items running in the Event Trace Sessions: Circular Kernel Context Logger AITEventLog Audio Muroc System ...
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Remote performance monitoring Windows 8.1 machines

I want to be able to monitor the performance of some remote machines from my local machine. Here is my setup so far: local machine: Windows 8.1 Professional 64-bit; remote machines: Windows 8.1 ...
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What can I use to monitor memory used by a single program? [closed]

I need to find out how much memory my program is using, at a given moment (i would add objects and see how much the memory is increased... I need this for benchmarking) I do not have admin rights... (...
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Why do Resource Monitor and Task Manager's total RAM usage not even remotely add up to the total Physical Memory usage? [duplicate]

I have noticed this on many different Windows machine, on many different occasions: the RAM usage reported by Task Manager or Resource Monitor often seems to add up to an amount which is significantly ...
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Windows Performance Recorder: There are no trace profiles running

I am currently trying to analyze the startup and login performance on a Windows 7 64bit machine. I therefor installed ADK 8.1 and fired up the Windows Performance Recorder (wprui.exe). As I am ...
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How to do record all programs activity on a PC and CPU/network/traffic usage on windows 7?

I would like to analyze all activities on my Win7 PC, of any programs. I speak about CPU and memory usage, Network/Internet traffic consumption, but on daily basis. How can i record that activities ...
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Can I use perfmon to measure my non-local (internet) bandwidth total from my machine?

I am looking for a quick way to measure my laptop's internet usage as a running total (rather than a point-in-time data plot). Performance monitor seems to offer a lot of options, but I am not sure ...
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Windows 8 version of iStat Menus or System Load Indicator

I just switched back to Windows 8 from Ubuntu and Mac environment. Since using both UNIX platforms, I relied much information about the system status (CPU, Memory, Network, Activity, etc.) provided by ...
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Software to do specific CPU load test [closed]

For the purpose of testing my own script that reports CPU usage I'm looking for a program to put CPU under a certain workload, for instance: 10%, 20%, etc. up to 100%. Is there a program that can do ...
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I need to test USB performance with Ext2 and Ext3 filesystems [closed]

Any tool which gives exact speed and cpu usage information? Likely dd and hdparm tools. Ouput is likely to come as below links: http://processors.wiki.ti.com/index.php/TI81XX_PSP_04.04.00....
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Performance Monitor monitoring packets received on specific port?

We're using dozens of ports to receive hundreds of UDP connections per second (each connection is one packet) from gps devices. The programs that do the listening are poorly written and don't log any ...
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How can Windows performance counter data be saved directly to SQL Server tables?

I would like to log data from a given set of Windows performance counters directly to tables SQL Server. Does Windows provide a way to do this without writing a custom application to do so? If so, ...
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How to collect data about processes network activity?

Windows has Performance Monitor and Data Collector Sets feature. Apparently, it can log all system information. I want to know, how much data, per process name, per remote IP address, was received ...
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Real-time hard-drive space usage logging software?

I'm looking for a (Windows 7-compatible) tool that monitors and logs continuously how the space on my hard-drive is used. I use Windows and my hard-drive is overflowing with automatically downloaded ...
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disk queue length confusion

I am a bit confused on the disk queue length value that I get in perfmon, I have 10 physical spindles running raid 5 and the current disk queue length hits 0.24. Should I start worrying once it goes ...
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What permissions are required to allow attaching a remote performance monitor?

I am attempting to monitor a few metrics on a domain database server (Win 2008 R2) but receiving unable to connect message when attempting to connect with the built-in Performance Monitor (Windows 7 ...
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Graphing atop logs

I just discovered 'atop'. This is a fantastic tool for identifying performance bottlenecks in Linux. It supports a long term monitoring mode, in which it logs data to a binary log. I would like to ...
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Pingdom Website Speed Test: Connect time is too long

My e-commerce website was performing poor and I decided to find out the cause. A real good application came in help for me Pingdom Website Speed Test.When I analysed website with this, report was some ...