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Export Performance Counters with PowerShell to Ease Tuning

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to export performance counter sets to simplify analysis and tuning. Hey, Scripting Guy! I think that using Windows PowerShell to parse performance counter stuff is pretty cool. However, as much as I am a command line person, there are times when I need to be able to use the GUI. For example, often ...

Use PowerShell to Parse Saved Performance Counter Logs

Summary: Learn how to use the Import-Counter cmdlet in Windows PowerShell to parse saved performance counter log files. Hey, Scripting Guy! We have configured a series of custom performance monitor logs that run as scheduled tasks and collect monitoring information. The problem is that I never seem to have time to run Performance Monitor to ...

Use PowerShell to Check Your Server’s Performance

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, teaches you how to use Windows PowerShell to check your server’s performance. Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to use Windows PowerShell to collect performance information from my servers, but I also would like to parse the data after it is collected. Is that something I can do with Windows ...

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