Failover Clustering Performance Counters – Part 3 – Examples

Hi cluster fans, This third post in our series about Failover Clustering Performance Counters will give some practical examples of how to use this new Windows Server 2008 R2 feature to help troubleshoot your cluster. In Part 1 of this blog series we discussed Performance Counters and their interaction with the Network, Multicast Request Reply,… Read more

Failover Clustering Performance Counters – Part 2

Hi Cluster Fans, In Part 1 of this blog series we discussed Performance Counters and their interaction with the Network, Multicast Request Reply, Global Update Manager and Database clustering components.  This post will look at monitoring some additional cluster components:  the Checkpoint Manager, Resource Control Manager, Resource Types, APIs and Cluster Shared Volumes. Checkpoint Manager… Read more

Failover Clusters, Performance Counters, and PowerShell

Hi Clustering and Scripting fans,   If you’ve done any work with PowerShell v1.0 or v2.0, you have probably realized by now how rich the library of cmdlets is. There are a ton of cmdlets that allow you to automate almost any and everything across the system to use PowerShell.  Here is one more thing… Read more