Windows Performance Monitoring and Data Reduction using WatchTower and Argus Extended Abstract

@inproceedings{Knop2001WindowsPM,
  title={Windows Performance Monitoring and Data Reduction using WatchTower and Argus Extended Abstract},
  author={Michael Knop and Praveen K. Paritosh and Peter A. Dinda and Jennifer M. Schopf and Knop},
  year={2001}
}
WedescribeandevaluateWatchTower, asystemthatsimplifies the collection of Windows performancecounter data,andArgus,a statisticalmethodologyfor evaluating this dataandreducingthesheervolumeof it. This is especially importantwhenmonitoring the performanceof clustersfor highperformancecomputing. WatchTower’s overheadsare comparableto thoseof Microsoft’s perfmontool, while, unlike perfmon, it supports higher sampleratesand is easily embeddedinto othersoftware. Arguscanreducethebehavior of a large… CONTINUE READING