Currently I have 14 w3wp.exe in the server and they consume high CPU.What is the best software to recommend to identify which application Pool consume highest CPU resources?

Posted on 2014-07-20
Last Modified: 2014-08-05
Currently, I am using Window 2003 standard with 4GB memory and 14 application Pools in the server. There are 200+ applications. There are times whereby CPU spike but in system processes there are 14 w3wp.exe and unable to tell which application pool causing this. Any recommended monitoring software for CPU and memory ?
Question by:panda5888
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    Try sysinternals Process Explorer
    at 1st Process Explorer is too much to digest, look around the application, try to understand what data is presented, give sometime browsing process explorer and it will be your fav tool.

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    After i downloaded this, it slows down the performance of my CPU somehow. Any other software in market that can help to identify which application pool (particularyly pool name) consume highest CPU resources?

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