Sizing charts and guidelines for data and event management environments

The following tables provide sizing summaries for an environment that incorporates both data collection and event management:

Provided values represent the maximum values recommended for the tested parameter.

Sizing chart for data collection of the BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server

Characteristic

Small environment

Medium environment

Large environment

Number of devices

5000

10,000

20,000

Total number of attributes

300,000

600,000

1,700,000

Total number of monitor instances on the BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server

30,000

60,000

250,000

Duration of raw data retention

3 days

3 days

3 days

Duration of rate retention

3 months

3 months

3 months

Number of groups

1000

2000

3000

Number of SLOs

20

40

60

Sizing chart for memory configuration (MaxHeap metrics) of the BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server

Characteristic

Small environment

Medium environment

Large environment

Size of JServer

default (2 GB)

4 GB

10 GB

Size of rate

default (2 GB)

4 GB

6 GB

Size of agent controller

default (2 GB)

4 GB

7 GB

For information about tuning recommendations, see Performance tuning recommendations for data and event management.

Sizing chart for data collection of the Integration Service

Characteristic Small environment Medium environment Large environment
Maximum number of monitor instances per Integration Service 30,000 60,000 250,000
Number of Integration Services 1 1 1
Maximum number of PATROL Agents 500 900 900

Sizing chart for event management of the Integration Service 

Characteristic

Small environment

Medium environment

Large environment

Number of intelligent events per day 1

10,000

20,000

40,000

Number of external events per day 1

60,000

200,000

350,000

Number of remote cells

0

5

10

Duration of event retention2

default

default

default


1 Rate is based on events that are evenly distributed in a day.

2 To view the default edit mcell.conf

Sizing chart for memory configuration (MaxHeap metrics) of the Integration Service

Characteristic Small environment Medium environment Large environment
Maximum size of the Integration Service 1 GB 2 GB 4 GB

Sizing chart for multiple Integration Services running on the same Integration Service host

When multiple Integration Services are running on the same Integration Service host computer, the following sizing chart represents the data for those multiple Integration Services.

Characteristic

Small environment

Medium environment

Large environment

Number of devices

5000

10,000

20,000

Total number of attributes

300,000

600,000

1,700,000

Total number of monitor instances on the BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server

30,000

60,000

250,000

Duration of raw data retention

8 days

3 days

3 days

Duration of rate retention

3 months

3 months

3 months

Number of groups

1000

2000

3000

Number of SLOs

20

40

60

Maximum number of PATROL Agents that can be connected to each of the Integration Service 900 900 900

Note

When the load of the BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server is distributed among Integration Services, BMC recommends a maximum of three Integration Services instances running on a single Integration Service host computer. No additional hardware is required on the Integration Service host computer.

Sizing chart for Infrastructure Management consoles

Characteristic

Small environment

Medium environment

Large environment

Concurrent number of users—operator console

25

50

100

Concurrent number of users—administration console

1

1

1

Related topics

General sizing guidelines and best practices for Infrastructure Management

Performance tuning recommendations for data and event management

Performance benchmarks and timing for data and event management operations

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