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Windows 2000 Performance Guide Help for Administrators and Application Developers

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ISBN-10: 1565924665

ISBN-13: 9781565924666

Edition: 2001

Authors: Mark Friedman, Odysseas Pentakalos

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It is characteristic of most computer systems that they do not degrade gradually. The painful reality is that performance is acceptable day after day, until quite suddenly it all falls apart. When this happens, the administrator needs to be prepared to help the organization get through the crisis. Computer applications are growing ever more intelligent and easy to use. One of the by-products of making applications easier to use is that they usually also require more resources to run. And wherever productivity is a central factor in the decisions you make, performance considerations loom large and continue to play an important role in system management. Are you wondering, for example, if…    
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List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/5/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 718
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Mark Friedman grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland. In high school he organized a rally against apartheid & got arrested at the South African embassy. He attended film school at the University of Southern California, where he wrote a short film titled "Broken Record," which the Disney Channel optioned for a cable television movie. Friedman has also worked on the Dukakis campaign, read scripts for the Fox Network, taught for the "Princeton Review," attended law school for a semester, & attended the writing program at Johns Hopkins University, where he is currently a visiting lecturer. His book "Columbus Slaughters Braves" was inspired by a 1995 baseball game in which Cal Ripkin broke Lou…    

Perspectives on Performance Management
Windows 2000 Evolution
Tools of the Trade
Performance and Productivity
Performance Management
Problems of Scale
Performance Tools
Measurement Methodology
Performance Monitoring API
Performance Data Logging
Performance Monitoring Overhead
A Performance Monitoring Starter Set
Processor Performance
Windows 2000 Design Goals
The Thread Execution Scheduler
Thread Scheduling Tuning
Optimizing Application Performance
The Application Tuning Case Study
Intel Processor Hardware Performance
Multiprocessing Basics
Cache Coherence
Pentium Pro Hardware Counters
Optimization and SMP Configuration Tuning
Configuring Server Applications for Multiprocessing
Partitioning Multiprocessors
Memory Management and Paging
Virtual Memory
Page Replacement
Memory Capacity Planning
File Cache Performance and Tuning
File Cache Sizing
Cache Performance Counters
Universal Caching
How the Windows 2000 File Cache Works
Cache Tuning
Disk Subsystem Performance
The I/O Subsystem
Disk Architecture
I/O Buses
Disk Interfaces
System Monitor Counters
Workload Studies
Filesystem Performance
Storage Management
System Monitor Counters
Comparing Filesystem Performance
Selecting a Filesystem
Disk Array Performance
Disk Striping
Enter RAID
RAID Disk Organizations
RAID and Windows 2000
Benchmark Testing
Selecting a RAID Configuration
Introduction to Networking Technology
Networking Basics
Bandwidth and Latency
Media Access Layer
Internet Protocol Layer
Host-to-Host Connections
Internet Information Server Performance
Web Server Architecture
Sources of Information
Web Server Benchmarks
Performance Management
Load Balancing and Server Clustering