NetView documentation specifically recommends against putting other
heavily used applications on the same box as NetView. A web server and an
SQL server on the same box as NetView? You must be joking. You are just
unsolvable performance problems. 80 - 100K objects would put you in the
top 1% of NetView customers as far as size goes. I think you are already
pushing the performance envelope with that.
Perhaps other large users could respond.
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Jane Curry <jane.curry AT SKILLS-1ST.CO DOT UK> on 08/28/98 07:25:53 AM
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Subject: Re: Sizing
lauritz Strydom wrote:
> Can anybody help giving me some guideline how to size a new RS6000
> machine. It will run Netview 5.x, Nways Manager and a SQL database
> also a webserver will be installed on the same machine.
We have installed NV V5 and the full Nways suite a couple of times now
on 43P 240's, with 768 Mb of RAM and 4.5Gb of disk. So far we have
small NetView databases - <1000 nodes. We have cut down the AIX install
and have ~ 1Gb of disk free but for your size database, I would put in
more than 4.5Gb. With 768Mb of RAM we are not seeing any significant
paging but again, you have a much bigger database. The usual planning
info on NetView sizing should apply - the Install Guide formula sez:
Server mem in Mb = (42 + 5.6 * Kobjects) + GUIOps * (12 + 2.5 *
for 80K objects and 1 GUI, I make that 702Mb just for NetView (whereas
our value for, say 1000 nodes or 3K IP objects would be 78.3Mb). That
would give you a huge memory requirement! Don't forget to allow double
RAM for your pagespace disk.
> The database will hold about 80000 - 100000 objects in it.
> The Remon Program on Unix, is it capable of storing its information
> also into the same database as Netview ?
I believe ReMon has it's own database structure .
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