Intermittent high disk queue and disk time reported by performance monitor. Server runs like a turtle.
Posted on 2008-06-23
I have a ML530 server that we are experiencing intermittent performance issues with. According to the HP insight manager the server is healthy, however it can take up to 1-2 minutes at times to simply browse a directory saving large files can be much worse. Performance monitor is indicating that during these times of degredated performance the disk queue is high as is the % of disk utilization. We have run a complete defrag on all drives which resulted in little or no performance benefit.