Physical memory overwhelmed PAL analysis – holy grail found!

I just wrote a very complicated PAL analysis that determines if physical memory is overwhelmed. This analysis takes into consideration the amount of available physical memory and the disk queue length, IO size, and response times of the logical disks hosting the paging files. Also, if no paging files are configured, then it simply has…

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The Case of the Phantom Hard Page Faults

I am teaching this week, so I figured I would talk about a case I had a few months ago. I have *plenty* of war stories to share, so I can certainly keep this weekly blog going for a long time. 😉 I’m a big fan of Mark Russinovich and David Solomon, so you may…

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