Analyzing Storage Performance using the Windows Performance Analysis ToolKit (WPT) (cross post)

Excellent post by Robert Smith, PFE:  Introduction Performance problems, especially as they may relate to the storage subsystem, can be quite difficult to troubleshoot.  Enterprise storage technology has come a long way since the SCSI controller with an array of disks.  Fortunately, there are some great tools available to help narrow down where to look…

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Case of the Unexplained: Lost Client Connections

At TechEd Berlin I had the opportunity to present a VMM performance troubleshooting case study in Iftekhar Hussain’s VIR311 session. You can hear the presentation http://bit.ly/aQ11bP starting at 50:10. Symptoms Reported On our production server, we observed that VMM server became very slow. On one of the clients the connection to the server was lost,…

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