By Ard-Jan Barnas on Jun, 17, 2013
In this article we’ll describe the SMB 3.0 performance counters that are new in Windows 2012 and are considered a base set of counters when you monitor the resource usage of SMB:
By Ard-Jan Barnas on Jun, 13, 2013
Performance Tuning for a File Server Workload You might be familiar with the File Server Capacity Tool (FSCT) offered by Microsoft that can help you plan your file server capacity. The tool creates many users that connect to the server and perform typical operations such as downloading files, uploading files, browsing directories, and opening files.… Read the full post
By Ard-Jan Barnas on May, 31, 2013
In the last two articles we discussed optimizing the SMB and NFS file system on Windows 2012 Server. In this article we’ll discuss the tuning parameters that you can use on client computers to optimize the file system when interacting with SMB or NFS file servers.
By Ard-Jan Barnas on May, 21, 2013
In the first article about tuning the Windows 2012 File System, we focused on the SMB model. In this article we’ll discuss tuning parameters for the NFS model that provides a file-sharing solution for mixed Windows and UNIX environments.
By Ard-Jan Barnas on May, 16, 2013
In this first article about Tuning the Windows 2012 File System, we focus on the Server Message Block (SMB) model for client-server communication, including the SMB 1.0, SMB 2.0 and SMB 3.0 protocols.
By Ard-Jan Barnas on Mar, 17, 2013
In this second article of the series ‘Tuning Windows 2012 – Web Servers’ we’ll discuss tuning IIS’ kernel mode. Tuning IIS 8.0