The Case of the Disappearing Memory

This article has been contributed by Vasco Preto, a Premier Field Engineer with Microsoft Portugal. In this very interesting case study, he shows us how the file system cache can sometimes ‘steal’ vast amounts of physical RAM. Read on! I’ve been recently involved in troubleshooting a production problem reported by a customer, which revolved around…


How To Build A Simple and Efficient Windows Monitoring Solution (DTW)

Written by Samuel Drey, Microsoft Premier Field Engineer.  In this article, I’ll provide a quick reference guide and an Excel-based tool that allows you to build monitoring consoles using HTML without being a scripting star.  I call it the Document-Tool-Walkthrough (DTW). This is a new concept document/tool built using Excel that can help you to…