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Optimizing and Troubleshooting: Hyper-V Storage by Mitch Tulloch

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Chapter 8. Monitoring storage performance

To truly know whether you’ve managed to optimize Hyper-V hosts and the virtual machines running on them, you need to compare their performance before and after the configuration changes you’ve made to them. The in-box tool for doing this on the Windows Server platform is Performance Monitor. Thomas Roettinger quickly reviews how to use this tool and summarizes some key performance counters that you might want to consider monitoring.

Using Performance Monitor

The Windows operating system offers performance counters for nearly all different components. You can gather performance data from these counters by using WMI or Performance Monitor. In this section I will show you how to use Performance Monitor to capture ...

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