How can I plan server hardware capacity for a project [duplicate]

This question already has answers here: Can you help me with my capacity planning? (3 answers) Closed 4 years ago. I want to learn that how How can I plan server hardware capacity by a project. But I need scientifically and provable solution for this planning. For example I have a project. That has 1000 … Read more

identical load balanced VM’s on same host

Howdy cowboys and cowgirls, If I have a VM (either KVM or ESXi) serving static content on Apache and a video streaming webapp on Tomcat, is there a logic in running multiple instances on the same VM on the same piece of kit and load balancing them? To me it seems conceptually pointless as when … Read more

Within IRIX : enumerate physical drives, and their capacity

I’d like to know what physical disk drives are attached to an IRIX system, and the capacity (or at least geometry) of each disk. I can get the former through hinv, but that doesn’t include capacity/geometry/etc. and my attempts to find this information have so far only yielded frustration. Does anyone know the proper incantation? … Read more

Varying hard drive capacities and RAID

Hard drives with equal capacity specs are not really equal in size, e.g. I have two 4TB disks with the following capacities: Disk 1: 4,000,752,599,040 bytes Disk 2: 4,000,786,153,472 bytes Afaik a 4 TB drive has at least 4,000,000,000,000 bytes. I read that one should make a RAID partition 100MB smaller than the disks full … Read more

4TB drives in RAID 1 with Promise SuperTrak EX8350

Two 4TB drives are connected to a Promise SuperTrak EX8350 controller with the intention of setting-up a RAID 1 array. Before attempting to create any logical drives, the capacities of both drives show up as 2199.02 GB (in the Promise Array Manager utility). Is it possible to configure/update the Promise SuperTrak EX8350 so as to … Read more

How to calculate/estimate the capacity of a switch theoretically [closed]

It’s difficult to tell what is being asked here. This question is ambiguous, vague, incomplete, overly broad, or rhetorical and cannot be reasonably answered in its current form. For help clarifying this question so that it can be reopened, visit the help center. Closed 10 years ago. I don’t know whether this is the correct … Read more