Capacity Planning with Capacity Advisor

Another place where the flexibility of the VSE can introduce new challenges is capacity planning. Most capacity-planning tools are designed to assess resource consumption trends, determine when additional resources will be needed, and determine what size a new system will need to be to support a workload. Clearly, when the size of the system or the partition running the workload can vary based on the load on the application, it is no longer necessary to size a server or partition for the peak of the workload. More accurately, the size of the server becomes an aggregate size based on the set of applications that will be running there and when each of them peaks.

To address this, HP has introduced the Capacity ...

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