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Re: Capacity Planning on As400



fixed

You might want to at least download a copy of the
System Handbook [PDF format], which charts the
capacity [CPW] ratings of each model.

The following page has a link:

http://www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/iseries/hardware/

Nathan Andelin


--- Sanjiv <sanjivji@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In my Organization we are running couple of 840's ,
> 810's etc and it has
> come time to upgrade them to newer i5 models
> 
> What I am looking is a tool to do capacity planning
> on the Series
> 
> I have heard of a tool called Performance Navigator
> from
> (http://www.mpginc.com/ ) which seems to do a good
> work and also have heard
> that BMC has a tool called Predict.  Is there any
> other tool that can be
> used effectively for Capacity planning ?
> 
> If anyone has used Performance Navigator , I would
> like to know their
> experience as how accurate it was and similar for
> BMC Predict tool
> 
> One of the differences which I had seen was that BMC
> Predict tool uses Queue
> Depth for modeling while Performance Navigator does
> not. Performance
> Navigator  takes trending data and growth into
> account for Doing The
> analysis
> 
> Any Help / information would be appreciated
> 
> Thks in advance



                
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