Sizing the environment
While most areas of a System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager environment can be scaled out later, there are several advantages to correctly sizing and implementing that design from the outset.
It will also certainly help mitigate the need to go back to the business and ask for more storage and compute resources further down the line.
This recipe will show you how make use of the SCOM Sizing Helper that can be downloaded from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29270.
This sizing helper should only be used as an indicative guide, as your final sizing and design will require further thought around your requirements, and this is discussed more at the end of the recipe.
How to do it...
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