Capacity planning is one of the more difficult disciplines in all of IT — as technology advances, the displine’s rules and objectives must adjust to optimize performance and minimize costs. From mainframe, to distributed, to virtual and cloud environments, server resources have always required increasing levels of expertise in order to deliver optimal service at minimal cost. Through each passing phase, IT organizations have been plagued by misconceptions about capacity planning that lead to over-provisioning, overspending, or both.
This TeamQuest eBook explores the intricacies of capacity planning for servers, helping you make sense of this challenging discipline. We’ll explain why capacity planning is important, compare several accepted methods for doing it, including simulation modeling and analytic modeling, and give you a step-by-step guide in our own recommended method using the TeamQuest product line.
TeamQuest has been in the capacity and performance management business for 25 years.
A few of the advantages we provide our users: