Virtualizing business critical applications – the performance and capacity sizing problem

Enterprises continue to virtualize business critical applications at an increasing rate. What does this mean for performance and capacity planning? When going P2V, application performance management is crucial. You must know the performance data before and after migration to ensure success:

The progress virtualizing business critical applications, and the obvious push to continue that progress raises a very important question. That question is how should the P2V process be modified to ensure that the applications deliver acceptable performance once they are moved from dedicated physical hardware to shared virtualized hardware?

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