Mohammed Abubakr's take on Application Performance

Application Performance tuning and Testing blog.

SQL Server Blocked Process Report using SQL Profiler

Today, I learnt something new with SQL Server Profiler while doing performance testing of an...

Author: abubakrmohd Date: 05/04/2009

Performance Development Lifecycle for IT (PDL-IT)

Performance Development Lifecycle for IT (PDL-IT) is systematic approach developed by...

Author: abubakrmohd Date: 03/31/2009

Why Performance testing and tuning of PerformancePoint planning server 2007?

PerformancePoint planning server 2007 is a multi-tier architecture consisting of technologies such...

Author: abubakrmohd Date: 01/14/2009

PerformancePoint Server 2007- White papers

Several white papers have been published by the PerformancePoint Product team on the best practices...

Author: abubakrmohd Date: 01/14/2009

Microsoft Anti-Cross Site Scripting Library V3.0 Beta Performance Testing Results

The Microsoft Anti-Cross Site Scripting Library V3.0 (Anti-XSS V3.0) is an encoding library designed...

Author: abubakrmohd Date: 12/31/2008

lsass.exe and w3wp.exe: Analyzing SSL performance in IIS 6.0

In several of the performance tuning projects I have done, the web pages with security settings such...

Author: abubakrmohd Date: 12/30/2008

Visual Round Trip Analyzer – Scorecard

I happened to use this new performance tool called Visual Round trip analyzer for one of my recent...

Author: abubakrmohd Date: 12/15/2008

Recession: Effects on Internet and Web performance

“Effects of Recession” is the burning topic of the moment and everyone is concerned about cost-cuts...

Author: abubakrmohd Date: 10/26/2008

Application Pool Properties– Worker Process Idle Time Shut down setting

From my past experience I have learned that most of the project teams are not aware of App Pool...

Author: abubakrmohd Date: 10/13/2008

Web server deadlocks - aspnet_isapi.dll

There are various reasons for a deadlock can occur on the web server. In this blog post, I would be...

Author: abubakrmohd Date: 09/20/2008

Exchange Server Performance Testing - Resources

These are the resources I have found on Performance testing and tuning of Exchange server. To be...

Author: abubakrmohd Date: 09/10/2008

Effect of earth’s rotation on IIS logs

I was amazed when I observed “UTC” time tag associated with IIS logs. In this blog post, I would be...

Author: abubakrmohd Date: 08/22/2008

SQL Server Sort Warnings

Sort warnings are raised by the SQL server where there is insufficient available memory on the...

Author: abubakrmohd Date: 07/31/2008

Monitoring w3wp.exe Process (www worker process)

One of the important process that you need to monitor while doing Performance testing is w3wp.exe...

Author: abubakrmohd Date: 07/19/2008

“IfYouAreReadingThisYouHaveTooMuchFreeTime”

That’s the phrase you see assigned to the hidden variable in hotmail passport authentication. You...

Author: abubakrmohd Date: 07/06/2008

The Customer’s Prospective

Customer satisfaction is always a tough commitment given by a Service Provider to its clients but...

Author: abubakrmohd Date: 07/04/2008

Tuning throttle parameters of WCF

WCF offers significant performance results compared to the other existing distributed technologies...

Author: abubakrmohd Date: 07/04/2008

Web Application Performance

Hi, I am Mohd Abubakr, Performance Engineer at ACE Team, Microsoft. My basic intension of starting...

Author: abubakrmohd Date: 07/04/2008