Capacity Advisor Overview

Capacity Advisor is a component of the VSE Management Software as described in Chapter 17, “VSE Virtualization Manager.” The Capacity Advisor tool collects workload utilization data for every workload in the enterprise data center. This data is collected on a daily basis from each system and is stored on the HP Systems Insight Manager CMS. The collected workload utilization data is referred to as a workload's historic profile.

A workload's historic profile is its resource consumption history. This information consists of historic metrics for CPU, memory, disk I/O, and network I/O utilization. Reports and graphs are available for each metric in the workload's historic profile. In addition to generating reports and graphs, ...

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