Learn about the tools used by Microsoft Global Business Support Premier Field Engineers when they need to make a CEO's computer run faster. Want to improve performance for computers that are starting slowly? Need to diagnose and fix problems caused by resource-hogging apps? Join us for a deep dive on the free Windows Performance Toolkit (WPT), part of the Assessment and Deployment Toolkit (ADK), developed to help you troubleshoot and resolve these issues. Download the toolkit, and get ready to tackle real-world Windows performance issues that can impact organizations of all sizes running Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8. We'll show you real-time event tracing and live troubleshooting demos, starting with the basics and getting more advanced throughout the day.
Instructor | Milad Aslaner - Microsoft Global Premier Field Engineer; Chell Sterioff – Microsoft Senior Program Manager
Learn the baseline requirements for deploying and maintaining Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 in your enterprise. This module helps you to not only design your desktop environment for performance but also to measure and analyze so that you can deliver performance. It also helps you to gain an understanding of the three pillars of performance: Fast, Fluid, and Efficient.
Get insight into User Mode and Kernel Mode, while using Event Tracing for Windows (ETW). See how having a deeper understanding of physical and virtual memory, and the memory types, can assist in improving system utilization. And walk through a boot sequence overview that includes BIOS, OS Loader, and OS Initialization.
See how Windows Performance Recorder (WPR) and Windows Performance Analyzer (WPA) are used to capture traces and to expose the right kind of information about your system to perform in-depth analysis. Additionally, see how to use Visual Studio to view comprehensive cross-app and system level views for targeting composite system issues.
Use the Windows Performance Toolkit (WPT) to analyze Windows Store apps. Windows Performance Tools are designed for analysis of a wide range of performance problems, including application start times, boot issues, deferred procedure calls, and interrupt activity.
See how to use Windows Performance Recorder on both the Surface RT and Surface Pro devices (x86 and x64). Also, see how the Windows Performance Analyzer can be used to capture and analyze performance on both devices.
Apply the Windows Performance Analyzer to familiar Windows applications, such as Internet Explorer, to understand how the performance of these apps can impact overall system performance. Also, see how to view process information based on the apps call stack.
Walk through eight real-life customer scenarios, and get tips and tricks for reducing the amount of time your users wait for system startup. Also, see how running the most recent device drivers and regularly installing the latest updates can keep your systems running smoothly and efficiently.
Take a tour of the Windows Performance Analyzer to better understand how to use multi-trace, decorate data for traces, and run comparative analysis. Gain a keener sense of the causes for performance degradation, such as slower starting services and excessive disk I/O, and how to measure and adjust Group Policy performance.
Please peruse this section for additional information that supports this Jump Start event. This is an opportunity for you to dive deeper into Windows Performance at your own pace.