Comparing two servers Windows Server 2008

Discussion in 'Windows Server' started by Big George, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. Big George

    Big George Guest


    I have two Windows Server 2008, Server A and B. Both ones have exact
    same hardware and same O/S version. However, server A is slower than
    server B. How do I realize that? For example, if I have to unzip a zip
    file of 1GB, in server A this task takes double time than in server B.

    I can only think that there is some program in server A that makes it

    However, if I run "resmon", it shows that server A is consuming 8% of
    memory and server B 9%.

    So, what could be making server A to be slow?

    How could I compare what programs have server A and B?

    Would be OK for both servers to list installed programs or to list
    services? Would be there a way to list both things?
    Big George, Oct 24, 2012
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  2. Big George

    RoCB Guest

    El miércoles, 24 de octubre de 2012 22:22:52 UTC+2, Big George escribió:
    There can be a lot of reasons for this behaviour, from HW issues, to software problems, deadlocking issues, memory leak's....

    in order to list services:

    sc queryex

    in order to query for installed software:

    wmic product

    or you can just export the registry key that holds that information.

    But, to be honest, i think that another approach to your troubleshooting will be better. Start listing processes and compare them. You can do it from a commandline using: tasklist

    That will list each process running in each server, save it on a text file and compare them. Look for matches and differences.

    Enable counters, disk time, cpu and memory will be a good start point.

    Enable a baseline with data coming from counters, is the server always bad performing or just some timeframe?

    Good Luck!
    RoCB, Dec 21, 2012
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