Capacity Planning is the process of predicting the system resource needs for the future load levels and of determining the most cost effective way of delaying the system saturation as much as possible. The prediction must consider the evolution of the workload due to existing and new applications and the desired service levels.
In other words, The primary objective of Capacity Planning is the provision of consistent acceptable end-user service levels, at a known and controlled cost, both now and in the future. There are a number of techniques, which can be used to predict the impact of changes in configuration and workload.
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What are the different techniques used in capacity planning?
What are the effective methods for analysis of current workload to predict scalable future load?
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