Windows Performance Analyzer (WPA)

Windows Performance Analyzer (WPA) is a set of performance monitoring tools used to produce in-depth performance profiles of Microsoft Windows operating systems and applications.

This documentation discusses the tools in the Windows Performance Analyzer as shown in the following table.

Section Description
Introduction: Intro to WPA
Contains an overview of WPA components, architecture, installation and a Quick Start manual.
Quick Start Guide: WPA Basics
Covers information and examples you will need to effectively use WPA.
Feature Level Documentation: WPA Features
Describes specific features including Graphs, Summary Tables, and a Command Line Reference
Performance Analysis Whitepapers
Illustrates how to use special tools and procedures to analyze specific facets of performance such as Processor Power Management.
Application Programming Interfaces
Introduces an API for programmatically capturing kernel traces.