About Show #107
Richard and Greg talk to Robert Smith from Microsoft Premier Field Engineering about understanding storage performance. The discussion digs into SAN, iSCSI, direct-attached storage, also looking at tools like PerfMon and the Windows Performance Toolkit. Check out WPT at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc305187.aspx and the disk performance issues talked about in the show at http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=929491.
Robert Smith started with Microsoft in July 1998 for technical support in Windows 95 and NT4. Within a year he was a premier field engineer. Robert specializes in performance analysis, tuning and debugging.