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Many organizations view virtualization as a key technology that can deliver real business value by making their IT...
This guide explains how service oriented architecture (SOA) requires unique capacity management considerations for your IT organization.
There are two common avenues organizations can follow to exploit virtualization. The first is primarily motivated...
There are substantial differences between single-threaded and multi-threaded architectures. The new capabilities combined with the easy-to-use Vityl Capacity Management interface makes it easy to predict application and service performance on the new multi-threaded architectures.
Ensuring reliable IT services doesn’t just require provisioning a single system, but a series of interrelated layers each...
A global survey of more than 300 IT executives, directors and managers revealed that the majority...
A look at how IT analytics is rapidly becoming a crucial factor in helping businesses optimize performance and increase profits.
Clarifying the calc-load () function of the Linux kernel.
TeamQuest (now Vityl Capacity Management) provides unintrusive mechanisms for instrumenting applications and analyzing application performance. Neil Gunther describes how to use those mechanisms.
Dissect the psychology of IT managers that prefer to let a project fail as long as it fails on time in this provocative article by Dr. Gunther.
This article explains how correlated or bunched requests can impact capacity planning results.
This is the final online article concerning the concept of application scalability. Here, you will learn how to determine value of the parameters that control scalability.
This is a little quiz to test your understanding of the triplet of numbers that appear in the UNIX® load average (LA) performance metric.
In this online article Dr. Gunther digs down into the UNIX kernel to find out how load averages (the “LA Triplets”) are calculated and how appropriate they are as capacity planning metrics.
This is the second in a two part-series where we explore the use of UNIX load averages in performance analysis and capacity planning.
This is an unexpected Part 3 to the discussion about the UNIX load average metric answering the question of where the weight factor comes from.
This article is about delusions that arise from incorrect interpretation of load test measurements.