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...
Normally, finding the cause for high CPU utilization is easy - just start Task Manager. But what if the component consuming CPU cycles is a driver that runs in the kernel? In that case, there is no regular process Task...
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Even with the most meticulous design, the day will come when your farm's capacity is not sufficient any more. User numbers increase, applications become more resource-hungry and the amount of data to be handled increases steadily. So what do you...
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This is the second part of a mini-series on Windows x64, focusing on behind the scene changes in the operating system. In the first article I explained key concepts of the x86 platform, namely that user-mode processes each get 4...
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I will start this blog with a small series of posts that describe changes to the architecture of Windows Server 2008 that are relevant to Terminal Services.
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