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Technical Papers

Capacity Planning Best Practices ... Capacity Management Focus

Deploying SightLine across the Enterprise

This document describes SightLine Systems' recommended best practices for the deploying the SightLine software suite across an existing large-scale Unix infrastructure, including personnel involvement, programming involvement, technical resources, etc. Many of the practices detailed in this document are applicable to a Windows or heterogeneous deployment. A Use Case is included in the paper.

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A Systematic Approach to Performance Evaluation

A Six-Step Approach to Performance Evaluation

Performance evaluation is the process of determining how well an existing or future computer system meets a set of alternative performance objectives. Arbitrarily selecting performance metrics, evaluation techniques, and workloads often leads to inaccurate conclusions.

How should one carry out a performance evaluation study? The answer is to follow a systematic approach, and our six-step methodology is presented here.

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