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

Performance Monitoring Concepts

Monitoring Tools

Starting Your Monitoring Routine

Analyzing Monitoring Results

Investigating Bottlenecks

Troubleshooting Problems with Performance Tools

Specific Monitoring Scenarios

Monitoring Legacy Applications

Integrating the System Monitor Control into Office and Other Applications

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

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