BI performance counter: Bytes Sent Total

Applies to

SSRS

Description

This performance counter indicates as to how much bytes have been sent by the Report Server back to the client application.

The value of this counter only gets changed when the HTTP requests have been completed. The value of this performance counter is measured in bytes and is usually high. The value is reset back to zero bytes whenever the service is restarted.

Resolved by

DBAs, Server administrators, Network administrators, Web administrators

Suggested solutions

  1. Add more memory
  2. Check your Report Server network connectivity
  3. Install latest network adapter drivers

Additional research

Differences Between “Bytes Sent/Sec” and “Bytes Received/Sec” Counters
SSRS ReportServer: Service performance counters guide
Using PerfMon for SQL Server Reporting Services Performance Management

 

To track BI performance metrics – consider using ApexSQL BI Monitor, a web application that monitors system, SSAS, SSIS and SSRS performance in real time.

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