JSI Tip 8745. Windows System Resource Manager.

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Windows System Resource ManagerWindows System Resource Manager (WSRM) is a feature of Windows Server 2003, Enterprise and Datacenter editions . Using WSRM, administrators can control how CPU resources are allocated to applications, services, and processes . Managing these resources improves system performance and reduces the chance that these applications, services, or processes will interfere with the rest of the system . WSRM also creates a more consistent and predictable experience for users . WSRM is an improvement in resource management, included in Windows Server 2003, that supports the Microsoft Dynamic Systems Initiative (DSI).

For information about other Windows Server technologies and services, see the complete list of Windows Server 2003 Technology Centers .

Introductory Overviews

WSRM Interactive Simulation

Take a look inside WSRM to learn how you can consolidate multiple applications onto a single instance of Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition or Datacenter Edition. This interactive lesson can be viewed in its entirety or as separate exercises as your time allows.

WSRM Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to commonly asked questions about Windows System Resource Management.

Technical Overviews

WSRM Command-Line Interface

Learn to maximize the features of WSRM by using the command line.

WSRM Accounting

Discover how to use the accounting feature of WSRM to track managed and unmanaged processes use resources.


Windows System Resource Manager

If you have installed Windows Server 2003 from the Evaluation Kit, you can download WSRM using the download link on this page. WSRM is included in the retail version of Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition, and also is included with all OEM versions of Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition. No additional download is required for retail versions of Windows Server 2003.

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