About the Book
You’ve spent the time and effort to deploy Windows 2000—now get the most out of it.
Performance tuning and optimization (PTO) can reduce your cost of ownership by ensuring you get the performance you’ve paid for from existing hardware, software, and network infrastructure. MICROSOFT® WINDOWS® 2000 PERFORMANCE TUNING TECHNICAL REFERENCE gives you both theoretical and real-world information about PTO for Windows 2000 Server and provides hands-on techniques and information about the latest tuning tools. This book’s insights and tips will help you tune Windows 2000 for maximum performance and work around bottlenecks. You’ll get the technical drill-down on how to reduce application errors, increase user productivity, avoid server downtime, and take advantage of Active Directory™ services. This comprehensive one-volume reference will help you to:
• Master Windows 2000 tuning fundamentals: Grasp how the Windows 2000 Server kernel and features such as processes, threads, and memory management can affect performance.
• Spot and fix bottlenecks: Discover how to use the Windows 2000 Server system monitor and network monitor to diagnose and eliminate processor, memory, and disk problems that affect network performance.
• Use Active Directory services and other advanced features: Learn how to make the most of Active Directory services in tuning and find out how to use techniques such as CPU and bandwidth throttling and HTTP compression to get top performance.
• Exploit the latest performance-tuning tools: Find out how to use performance-tuning tools available in the Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Resource Kit and from third parties.
• Optimize Windows 2000 for the Internet: Discover how to optimize Windows 2000 for peak performance as an Internet server and find out how technologies such as processor quotas, accounting, and Active Server pages can affect performance.
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