Archive for Performance Reporting

New Performance Objects in Windows 8 and Server 2012

Windows 8 and Server 2012 now Generally Available OK, now that all the hoopla of introducing Windows 8 is over, we can now get down to business.  As I wrote in another entry, we at Demand Technology Software, have revised our software installation to work with both Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.  As part […]

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MXG and Performance Sentry for Cost Effective Windows Performance Monitoring

I was thinking today about the current economy and how our customers are running with minimal staff and minimal budgets. My mind wandered back to my previous career as a performance analyst/capacity planner with a Fortune 500 manufacturer Aloe my holds. While this product lashes you front legs me with product college football picks […]

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Demand Tech releases SCOM Management Pack for Performance Sentry VM

Demand Technology Software is pleased to announce the release of the Performance Sentry VM Management Pack for Systems Center Operations Manager . The Management Pack integrates the VMware ESX performance metrics provided by Performance Sentry VM with Microsoft’s popular Systems Center Operations Manager (SCOM) data center management product. The PSVM Management Pack requires both Performance […]

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Using Crystal Reports with the Portal to Produce Customized Capacity Planning Reports

A Performance Sentry Portal user emailed support wanting to know how to use Crystal Reports to query the MS-SQL database to generate three basic management reports to illustrate: Average CPU usage in a predefined period (monthly, quarterly, etc.) Average memory usage (PF usage) in a predefined period (monthly, quarterly, etc.) Average disk usage in a […]

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Using a Server Performance Monitor to find Code Problems

If you are reading this blog you already know that server performance monitoring is valuable for a number of reasons, but one thing that you may not have considered is using historical performance data to help to indentify problems introduced to a system by new programming code. A long time Performance Sentry user of ours […]

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