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Query and analysis of the system load of a Windows instance

Last Updated: Apr 27, 2022

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Overview

This topic describes the CPU, memory, virtual memory, bandwidth, and disk space dimensions of Windows instances.

Description

Take note of the following items:

  • Before you perform high-risk operations such as modifying the specifications or data of an Alibaba Cloud instance, we recommend that you check the disaster recovery and fault tolerance capabilities of the instance to ensure data security.
  • Before you modify the specifications or data of an Alibaba Cloud instance, such as an Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instance or an ApsaraDB RDS instance, we recommend that you create snapshots or enable backups for the instance. For example, you can enable log backups for an ApsaraDB RDS instance.
  • If you have granted specific users the permissions on sensitive information, such as usernames and passwords, or submitted sensitive information in the Alibaba Cloud Management Console, we recommend that you modify the sensitive information at the earliest opportunity.

The CPU utilization.

If the CPU usage of a Windows instance is high, see Troubleshoot and resolve the problem of high CPU usage in a Windows instance.

virtual memory

If the virtual memory of a Windows instance is insufficient, see Handling the problem of insufficient virtual memory in Windows.

System memory

If a Windows instance has a memory problem, see Introduction to Windows memory analysis tools.

Bandwidth Usage

If the bandwidth usage of a Windows instance is high, see Troubleshooting and solving the problem of high bandwidth usage in a Windows instance.

Excessive occupation of temporary files

If the disk space of a Windows instance is insufficient, see Windows temporary files occupy too many disk space.

Applicable scope

  • Elastic Compute Service (ECS)