Deciphering Storport Traces 101

storportWelcome back to the CORE Team Blog — Paul Reynolds here. UPDATE 01-04-17:  In previous blogs, I wrote about how to capture Storport traces in Windows 8 and Windows 2012 using the Performance Monitor GUI (see Tracing with Storport in Windows 2012 and Windows 8 with KB2819476 hotfix and Tracing with Storport in Windows 2012 and… Read more

Tracing with Storport in Windows 2012 and Windows 8 with KB2819476 hotfix

Welcome back to the CORE Team Blog. Paul Reynolds here. I would like to let everyone know about changes on how to capture Storport traces in Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. === IMPORTANT:  this blog has been superseded by https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/askcore/2014/08/19/deciphering-storport-traces-101/ === NOTE: The information below is based on having hotfix KB2819476 installed (part of… Read more

Tracing with Storport in Windows 2012 and Windows 8 without KB2819476 hotfix

Welcome back to the CORE Team Blog. Paul Reynolds here. I would like to let everyone know about changes on how to capture Storport traces in Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. Previously, Bob Golding wrote a blog on how to do this in Windows 2008 and Windows 2008 R2. If you have Windows 2008… Read more

Windows Performance Monitor Disk Counters Explained

My name is Flavio Muratore and I am a Sr. Support Escalation Engineer with the Windows Core team at Microsoft. If you ever find yourself analyzing storage performance with Performance Monitor, this post is for you. We will go beyond very brief descriptions provided in Perfmon and describe how we calculate the data for the… Read more