Capturing Windows Perfmon Metrics

This is the first in the series of articles about performance monitoring under load and how to use the LoadRunner Analysis tool effectively. In my experience, about 60% to 70% of new LoadRunner users never consider all the monitoring capabilities within the product. They only focus on the end user experience – or Transaction Timings as we call them.

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Open Multiple Windows System Files With One Click

The following code will pull up several system files in notepad all in one place. Save this code into a text file and then rename the extension to .vbs for it to become executable.

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One Click Creation Of Load Test Project Folders

This simple script is something I use to create initial folders for my load testing projects. It save a little bit of time and ensures I always create the same folder structure. You need VBScript (vbs) files to be allowed to execute or it may not work properly for you.

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Save Unique Log Files With a Windows Batch File

This may help you if you have to run a batch file and save off file with a unique name every time. I find the easiest thing is to save based on the exact time. For this file, I wanted to gather all of the processes in task manager and save them into a spreadsheet.

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Heap Counters For Windows Perfmon

I came across this article today about adding HEAP counters in Perfmon by turning on a registry key:

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Disappearing Perfmon Counters

I had a strange issue on my machine today. I opened up Perfmon and there were no counters available to add for my localhost machine, or my machine by name. After some research on the topic I found this web site:

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