Recently I attended Microsoft Community Tech Days at New Delhi. The last session of the event was taken by Bijoy who is presently working with Microsoft. The session was about .NET tips and tricks. The session was extremely informative and really forced all the developers that were present in that auditorium to actually think about the process we take for measuring the resources and also the process we use for debugging an application. He laid stress on many tools one of which was performance monitor (Perfmon).
Perfmon is supplied by the Microsoft with the operating system and there is no need for us to install anything to use it. It can actually capture live data about the performance of our system. A newly installed software or monitor the changes that take place in the registry during a particular time period.
A lot of detailed information is present at TechNet. But there were no videos for the starters so here is one giving Detailed description about how to get started.
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