You can switch the x and y axis for the charts for the Monitor Statistics in the Performance Monitor.
In the Performance Monitor. you can click a data point in a higher-level chart to drill down to a chart for that specific statistic.
When the Performance Monitor is capturing statistics, the display is updated every time the statistics are gathered. This means that you could be reviewing some statistics and they would change while you are viewing them. The Lock Chart function freezes the display with the current time slice but the Performance Monitor still captures the new information from the database.
To lock the current display
To unlock the display
You can zoom in on a selected range of data on a chart in the Performance Monitor.
To zoom-in on a specific portion of the chart
Click and hold down the left-hand mouse button to draw a rectangular field from top left to bottom right of the selected area of the chart. You can see a rectangle around the selected area. Release the left-hand mouse button. You can zoom-in more than once.
Hold down the left-hand mouse button to draw a reverse rectangular field from bottom right to top left. Click hold down the left-hand mouse button anywhere in the chart and drag to the left. Release the left-hand mouse button to restore the chart to the last zoom-in scale.