In the first article about the statistical analysis of performance data, I will be dealing with averages. I will explain why it is a bad idea to work with averages of averages (like when storing intermediate results), why relying on...
In the course of the last six months, I have published nine articles about performance monitoring , why it is a crucial task and how the different subsystems of the operating system. To wrap up this series, this article offers...
In the last post of this log counter values into a SQL database . Now I'll show you that Excel is a tremendous tool to quickly analyze the collected data. Excel offers a feature called pivot tables. It allows some...
After a lot of theory about performance monitoring , this article demonstrates how the Windows Performance Monitor can be used to log to a database - even from multiple machines. Most of you have probably used Performance Monitor before. It...
The famous German IT magazine c't has recently published an article about creating your own and modifying existing ribbons in Office 2007. Not again, you may be thinking. But the article shows how a simple DLL helps without any knowledge...