August 2012 archive

Aug 06

True windows process cpu utilization percentage using powershell

Recently I had to write a powershell script that grabbed the CPU percentage of a process running on one of our servers so we could trend it.  I figured this would be super simple task.  To my surprise this was quiet a challenge.  I tried several different approaches including get-process and get-wmiobject.  Most of the usual commands …

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