Overview of Performance Monitoring

Monitoring performance is a necessary part of preventive maintenance for your computer system. Through monitoring, you obtain performance data that is useful in diagnosing system problems and in planning for the growth in demand for system resources.

In This Chapter

Quick Guide to Performance Monitoring

Performance Monitoring Concepts

Monitoring Tools

Starting Your Monitoring Routine

Analyzing Monitoring Results

Investigating Bottlenecks

Troubleshooting Problems with Performance Tools

Monitoring Remote Computers

Monitoring Legacy Applications

Integrating the System Monitor Control into Office and Other Applications

  • For more information about diagnosing system problems, see Troubleshooting Tools and Strategies in this book.

  • For more information about tools for monitoring performance, see MicrosoftWindows 2000 Resource Kit Tools Help.