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Expert Commentary: 2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 10

Summary: Microsoft MCC, Rich Prescott, provides expert commentary for 2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 10. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Rich Prescott is the expert commentator for Advanced Event 10. Rich is currently working as a Windows Engineer for a market-leading global financial services firm in New York City. He ...

Expert Commentary: 2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 10

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Marco Shaw, provides expert commentary for 2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 10. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Marco Shaw is the expert commentator for Beginner Event 10. Marco has been in the IT industry for almost 15 years, and he is currently working for the IT consulting company CGI. He ...

Hints for Beginner Event 10 by the Scripting Wife

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to collect performance information. At first glance, Beginner Event 10 appears almost impossible. I mean, like, "Oh my!" I do not know much about performance counter stuff at all. Well, I am not an IT Pro, but I do enjoy messing around with Windows PowerShell, so why am I being punished with this event...

2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 10: Collect Performance Counter Information

  Summary: In Beginner Event 10, you are required to collect performance counter information about your CPU. About this event Event scenario You are a network administrator for a small company, and you are attempting to monitor a transient problem with CPU spiking on one of your servers. You decide that rather than running the ...

2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 10: Create a CSV Log File

  Summary:  In Advanced Event 10, you want to create a CSV log file of all the counters in the Processor counter set. About this event Event scenario You are a server admin, and you are concerned about the processor performance of one particular server. You decide to use Windows PowerShell to create a CSV log file of all the ...