Why are my new servers so much slower than the old ones?

I had a support call today where I was asked to have a look at some servers to find out why they seemed so much slower than the existing ones. With not much detail to go on I first looked at some basic metrics; The first thing that stands out is that the new server … Continue reading “Why are my new servers so much slower than the old ones?”

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Are all your guest OS partitions correctly aligned?

Guest OS partition alignment isn’t a new topic, but it is important that you deal with any misaliged disks to ensure that you are getting the best out of your storage. This post will cover how to identify which of your windows VM’s are affected using PowerShell and WMI. Firstly, to put the performance differences … Continue reading “Are all your guest OS partitions correctly aligned?”

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