In the final part of this chapter on capacity planning, we will look at the new feature introduced into vRealize Operations 6—Capacity Projects.
In the previous versions of vCenter Operations, there was the capability to perform a "What if" analysis with respect to capacity planning. The purpose was to help the administrator understand the impact on the capacity model of adding or removing workload or resources.
The principle was a good one; however, it was relatively inflexible, and the "What if" scenarios could not be saved or committed into the capacity plans.
The Capacity Projects capability is designed to overcome this weakness.
With Capacity Projects, you can take future known changes to your environment and apply them to ...