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Capacity planing for software & Hardware

Hanuman Navulury

Joined: Jan 22, 2009
Posts: 8
Hi Experts,

Please help me for capacity planing to our testing environment. This testing Environment - weblogic will be used by the 50 users

Please let me know the mesurements .....................

Thanks for quick response

Thanks & Regards,
Paul Sturrock

Joined: Apr 14, 2004
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The measurements will largely arbitrary if you have not yet run any performance tests. Pick a common production setup (which a hardware vendor or Oracle may be able to help you with), run your test and adjust accordingly.

You will know what your application does and a little profiling will give you a rough idea what to expect. Profile for one user done common operations, subtract any common cached data or one off operations, multiply by 50 and start form there.

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Deepak Bala

Joined: Feb 24, 2006
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Its very hard to tell what hardware / specs you need without knowing what those 50 users are going to do. If you have some statistics for low user strength such as 5-10 that should give you an idea of how your app/hardware should scale.

The profiling option as Paul suggests is also a good starting point. You should also simulate your users with a tool like JMeter before you actually invite them over to your test environment.

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Hanuman Navulury

Joined: Jan 22, 2009
Posts: 8
Ok Please let me know for lower Order users, mean to 5 - 10 users &

Please let me know here what is Reference TPS?

Thank you very Much needful information

Thanks & Regards,
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