Business Metrics and Capacity Planning
Source: BMC Software
One of the major goals of capacity planning is to ensure that the business service level objectives are met. Identifying the relationship between Business Metrics of Interest (BMIs) and available system performance metrics is critical to accurate models and forecasts. BMIs represent the real world transactions that drive our business workload's resource consumption. This paper defines the characteristics of a good BMI and gives techniques for identifying the best BMI choice from the many possibilities.