In this rapidly changing world, delays of the order of a second can affect business statistics. It is therefore essential to carry out a thorough analysis of the performance characteristics that cause these delays. Windows Performance Monitor offers valuable information in this regard.
This tool, included in Windows Evaluation and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK), creates graphs and tables of Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) data recorded by Windows Performance Recorder (WPR). Xperf or by an evaluation performed. in the evaluation platform. It can also open any event log (ETL) log file for analysis. However, to do this you will need to take the following steps:
- Open an ETL file in WPA
- Select graphics
- Selection of the time interval
- Highlighting a selected time interval and customizing a data table
- Analysis and analysis view
- Creating and Applying a View Profile
- Search and filter
- Setting user preferences
- Using the diagnostic console
- See the evaluation analysis and the details of the problem
Windows Performance Monitor
1) Open an ETL file in WPA
To open an ETL file in WPA, click the File menu and choose Open. By default, WPR saves ETL files in your Documents WPR Files folder. However, if you saved the file in a different location, browse to the location and select your ETL file.
2) Selection of graphs
The Graph Explorer window on the left displays thumbnails of all the graphics that you can use to display the current recording data. All graphics are grouped under several nodes. To expand a node, click the small triangle next to the node name. Otherwise, to see the complete chart, drag it to the Analysis tab.
3) Selection of a time interval
In addition to the Analysis tab, you can find a pointer. Simply drag the pointer over the desired time interval in the chart. You can also zoom in on a time interval by right-clicking on the selected time interval and selectingZoom on the selected time range".
4) Highlighting a selected time interval and customizing a data table
Assuming you have completed the step above, you can now highlight the time interval in all the graphs visible in the Graph Explorer window. Just right-click the interval and selectHighlight the selection ». The action, once confirmed, will block the selection. To go further, you can also customize the data tables by selecting the columns to display. For example, you can open the Column selector Right-click the table header and select individual columns or create or apply predefined combinations of columns to display.
5) Analysis tab and analysis view
To have a clear view of the desired chart with associated summary tables, drag it from the Chart Explorer window to the Review tab.
When you drag a chart from the Chart Explorer window to the Analysis tab, the chart appears with a legend control to the left. The Legend command provides information about the lines or bars in the chart. If you want to see the same data as a table, click the rightmost presentation icon in the chart's title bar.
You can use the right drop-down arrow on the title bar of the chart to switch from one line chart to another.
- graph with stacked lines or
- stacked bar chart
The left drop-down arrow on the chart title bar provides valuable information about various chart settings, such as CPU usage by process, processor, process, and thread. If you want to display charts on a different timeline, you can open an additional one. Analysis tongue. For this, click New view of analysis on the The window menu, and then drag the desired graphics to the new tab.
6) Creating and Applying a View Profile
Once you have the desired layout of the analyzer with you, you can create a view profile that opens or launches in the same way as the current profile each time you open WPA or only on specific occasions. So, go to 'Profiles" menu and click on 'Export & #39; create a view profile. Later, click on 'Apply & #39; give permission to a "Vsee profile"What you have previously created or press"Save startup profile ' to view the current presentation each time you open WPA.
7) Search and filter
You can filter the data of a graph by clicking with the right mouse button on the graphLegend & #39; control and enable or disable the desired items. To allow only the selected row (s), right-click the data table, and chooseFilter to selection"Option. Similarly, to select the columns to display in the data table, right-click the table header and select or deselect the columns in the table.Column selector box.
8) Setting User Preferences
Configure Windows Performance Analyzer to load symbols and set the symbol access paths. These options are easily accessible via theTrace & #39; menu.
9) Using the Diagnostic Console
As the name suggests, this window lists the exceptions that have occurred in the scan workflow so that you can diagnose them from the console.
10) Display of the evaluation analysis and the details of the problem
You can also search the list of problems using theSearchOptions at the top of the Problems window. This is possible when you have chosen to run an evaluation from the evaluation platform.
When selecting, theDetailsThe window displays the details of this problem, with the recommended solutions. To see a summary report of all issues requiring investigation, see sectionDetails of the problem » section at the bottom of theAnalysis'Tab