Thanks everyone, glad you liked it.
As far as the CPU %, it is the system object. Apologies!
Disk Q - A tough one and honestly, I have to admit my experience with the latest and greatest is a little old. Been working with SANs quite a bit lately and the counters don't translate as well. However, I've usually gone with 8/disk thumb/view/guesstimate. When I see this, usally in conjunction with longer lock wait times but the # of reads/writes not growing I get worried. Of course, the complaints from the users is the main benchmark
For the CPU Q, the standard benchmark has been 2 per CPU over time, which for me is more than 10-15 minutes, that I get worried. If it's isolated occurrances because of some report or query, I can let that go. But if it's 4 times a day, then I need to perhaps consider upgrading the CPUs or adding more. Of course that's tough, so this metric is often more of a support for an argument for a change. If the Q stacks up, 5, 10, more per CPU and the CPUs are 100%, then you likely have a bottleneck here. If the CPU is 100% and the Q is low, then it's just busy.
Now with hyperthreading the 2 per CPU may need to be modified to 3 or 4 per physical. Honestly haven't done enough testing in comparison here. Hopefully I'll get to do some over time.
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