Server Monitoring Service

Server monitoring service increase the performance of your farm by up to 30%. The deployment of virtual applications and desktops often introduces bottlenecks at various levels of your infrastructure, undercutting the advantages of a virtual infrastructure. Blockages in virtualized infrastructures have many sources, including server configuration, workload distribution, and networks. If you are an IT administrator struggling with the performance of your RDS and VDI servers, you’re in a common, but not hopeless, situation.

Server Monitoring Service With the Parallels Remote Application Server (Parallels RAS) server monitoring service, you can identify and kill bottlenecks at source.

Data center managers are sometimes so eager to solve performance issues that they force a virtualization technology into an environment without having evaluated their true needs first. When we look at a server and its VM we have to consider the interactions between the physical and virtual environments, with the CPU, Memory and Hard Disk. A wrong server configuration can result in poor performance. In a farm where the delivery of applications and desktops is divided between multiple servers, the bottleneck that needs resolving may not be immediately evident.

If the distribution of applications on the terminal servers is not optimized, a few servers may become overloaded because the applications they publish are more in demand than others. Detailed reports are required to support the IT manager’s decisions, in order to remove bottlenecks and increase the server farm performance.

Reinforce the Knowledge of Your Server with Parallels RAS

With the Parallels RAS reporting engine you can easily determine how much CPU and memory are being used by each user or application in your environments. With this valuable information, you can modify the configuration to remove the bottleneck.

Parallels RAS displays data in pre-canned reports optimized to relay key information about server performance, application distribution and user activity. CIOs can filter and group data to detect problems with applications or users that are consuming too many system resources. Parallels RAS  reports can be helpful to visualize a comprehensive needs map of your infrastructure, and to create a performance improvement plan with correct prioritization and timelines.

References

Server Monitoring Service: Monitoring Your Terminal Servers | Brian Madden

http://www.brianmadden.com/blogs/terminal_services_for_microsoft_windows_server_2003_advanced_technical_design_guide/pages/monitoring-your-terminal-servers.aspx

Server Monitoring Service: Step-by-Step: Monitor Terminal Server Sessions Using Terminal Services Manager Tech Republic

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/step-by-step-monitor-terminal-server-sessions-using-terminal-services-manager/

Monitoring Scenarios in the Windows Terminal Server Management PackMicrosoft TechNet

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc180859.aspx

Using Windows Performance Monitor to Baseline a Terminal Server (Part 2)Virtualization Admin

http://www.virtualizationadmin.com/articles-tutorials/terminal-services/general/windows-performance-monitor-baseline-terminal-server-part2.html



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