Server 2008 How to Identify svchost.exe processes

From time to time I’ve noticed servers with a high CPU or pegged CPU to 100%.    This causes the entire system to lag and there’s no clear explanation why.   Looking at processes in System Manager shows the offending process.   It’s svchost.exe.   But that service is generic for a myriad of server-level processing.   So which actual application or service is causing the server CPU to spike and peg? I found this excellent post that explains how to identify the actual service causing svchos...

Feb 24, 2013 READ MORE
How to improve Quickbooks Web Connector Speed

For years I have worked to improve the transfer speed of my AbleCommerce Web Connector for Quickbooks. But there’s only so much you can do in code. The rest is up to the internet connection, the speed of the Quickbooks PC and Quickbooks itself. A client of mine found a document that details how to increase the cache memory allocation of the Quickbooks database engine. So he passed it along to me to try. Why increase the cache memory you ask? Because the default is a whopping 512mb of RAM. Even if your PC hosting the quickbooks company file has 8gb of RAM, the database engine will only ever ...

Feb 21, 2013 READ MORE