Mainframe Capacity Planning

PT25053
Summary
This course introduces the subject and methods of capacity planning. It provides the student with information pertinent to the topic of performance management and how this information can be transformed into a vehicle for forecasting capacity requirements.
Prerequisites
Students attending this course should have experience with operating systems and have some exposure to performance management, specifically WLM and/or Performance tools such as RMF, etc. This course is not mathematically rigorous and therefore has no additional requirements for such experience.
Duration
2 Days/Lecture & Lab
Audience
This course is designed for performance analysts, systems programmers, technical managers and anyone who wants a better understanding of the principles of capacity planning and forecasting
Topics
  • Introduction to Capacity Planning
  • Capacity Planning Business Considerations
  • System Components of Performance
  • Establishing a Performance Baseline
  • WLM Metrics
  • Forecasting Methods
  • Applications Capacity Planning and Scalability

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