Free Performance Tool – Analyze IIS Logs Like A Pro With Funnel Web Analyzer


These free performance tools will save you time and money identifying performance bottlenecks. Your customers will thank you for building fast and responsive applications.


Funnel Web Analyzer 5.0 for Windows


Download the tool here.



Analyzer gives insight into everything from server load and customer usage to intranet analysis. It allows you to gain vital feedback on visitor behaviour and preferences, so you can more accurately customize your site to meet the needs of your clients


How- to use


After you download and install the tool – run it. Just drag and drop log files onto it and then click on View icon:


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You will be presented with nice array of summary and detailed reports:


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Usage Scenarios


There are few scenarios I can see this tool would be very useful:



  • Developer analyzes the module she developed during development phase just before submitting for holistic performance testing.

  • IT support personnel probes production applications to get a quick view on potential performance hotspots.

  • Performance team analyzes the data after running load/stress tests.

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Comments (10)

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  3. Mervyn Kydd says:

    Am interested in your performance tool

  4. alikl says:

    Mervyn,

    If you are interested in Funnel Web Analyzer you can get it free here:

    http://www.quest.com/funnel-web-analyzer/software-downloads.asp

    It is not my tool ;), it is Quest Software’s

  5. JonW says:

    So how good is this analyzer??  According to the Quest’s website, they no longer develop this product and it doesn’t look like it has been updated in over 5 years!!

  6. alikl says:

    JonW,

    It is good to my customers – they actually showed this to me.

    It is free and i think it is its best feature.

    I tried it and it was really good.

    I also like using Excel, have checked it here?

    http://blogs.msdn.com/alikl/archive/2007/11/02/identify-asp-net-web-services-and-wcf-performance-issues-by-examining-iis-logs.aspx

  7. Fred says:

    Great post, thanks for sharing this useful tool!


    Fred Reckling

    Microsoft Security Outreach Team

    http://www.microsoft.com/hellosecureworld/level7

  8. alikl says:

    Fred, great to hear I am of help!

  9. Alik Levin's says:

    Chatty database access is the surefire way for slow performance caused by  resources starvation

  10. Alik Levin's says:

    Have you noticed that when ASP.NET web application is accessed for the first time the response is slow?