Tip 54: The Benchmark is Within, Run WinSat without the GUI

This tip is for Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. The Windows Experience Index is a performance measurement that can be used to judge how well a PC will run Windows. The value of the index starts at 1 to 5.9 for Windows Vista and 1 to 7.9 for Windows 7 and 1 to…

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Tip 53: You set it up, but did you check it? Confirming Windows Network Load Balancing

This tip is will show how you can verify that Windows Network Load Balancing is working after configuring 2 or more servers to load balance. I will show this example in Windows 2008 R2, but any version of Windows NLB will be similar. I will use 2 servers, 1NLB2K8 and 2NLB2K8 as the hosts for…

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