Here’s an article for everyone. Well, everyone who wants to know how to use Windows PowerShell to work with performance counters. In How Do We Love Performance Counters? Let Us Count the Ways, you’ll learn how to retrieve information about and monitor your performance counters.
The examples use Lync Server performance counters (this is the Lync Server PowerShell blog, after all), but you could substitute any performance counters. The number of ways you can use these commands are countless.