Measuring Multiprocessor System Activity

Managing the distribution of interrupt, thread, and deferred procedure call (DPC) activity for optimal performance means understanding factors that can limit and enhance the throughput on a symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) system.

In This Chapter

Overview of SMP Performance and Monitoring

Monitoring Activity on Multiprocessor Systems

Optimizing and Tuning Multiprocessor Installations

Application Design and Multiprocessor Performance

Network Load Balancing and Scaling