Perfmon Blackbox… more better :)

During a recent workshop in southern California I promised my students that I would update an old blog of mine that referenced how to create a blackbox perfmon data collector set. In the instructions I mentioned that the best way to get one of these running and keep it running all the time was to…

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Put a BlackBox (Black Box) on your server!

So something I’ve been recommending to my customers for a while is to have the equivalent of an in flight data recorder on their server. You can do this with Perfmon with circular logging and it isn’t that hard to set up. Why? Well take for example this scenario. You just got a call from…

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