BMC Helix Continuous Optimization is a cloud-based capacity management solution that gives you insights to optimize the use of your current IT resources and plan for future demands. It collects and analyzes the capacity data and core metrics for CPU, memory, and storage, and provides recommendations for optimizing them.

Release notes and notices
updated 11 Aug

Learn what's new or changed for BMC Helix Continuous Optimization 22.3, including new features, urgent issues, and documentation updates.


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August 11, 2022

Enhancements available in this release:

  • Updates to the What-if simulation for business services
    • Resources table to view current and resized hardware configuration
    • Charts for pools to view resource utilization
    • Option to specify a custom forecast period
  • Send events for future saturation alerts
  • View timestamp for the peak value of a statistic in a custom view
  • Import additional metrics for Moviri – k8s (Kubernetes) Prometheus Extractor
22.3 enhancements and patches
July 13, 2022

Enhancements available in this release:

  • What-if simulation to predict the growth of resources in a business service
  • Time forecasting plugin in BMC Helix Dashboards
  • Support for data marts in BMC Helix Dashboards
  • Automated saturation forecasting of business driver resources
  • Data vs. Baseline condition type in custom optimizer rules
  • Namespaces for analysis and models
  • Moviri Cloudera REST ETL
  • Support for AIX 7.3 operating system
22.3 enhancements and patches


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Getting started


Quickly start using the product to manage your capacity.


Learn about the product capabilities.

Onboarding and implementing


Set up the product and tailor the environment according to your organizational requirements.



Install the Remote ETL Engine and related components to collect on-premises data.

Collecting data


Set up data collection.

Migrating to BMC Helix Continuous Optimization


Learn how to migrate data from TrueSight Capacity Optimization to BMC Helix Continuous Optimization.

Analyzing your infrastructure data by using capacity views


Get the visibility into the capacity utilization and size of the IT infrastructure.

Managing and analyzing data from your workspace


Manage domains, systems, business drivers, their hierarchy, and metrics.

Estimating the cost of migrating servers to the public cloud


Evaluate the cost effectiveness of migrating servers to a public cloud.



Manage the administrative activities.

Managing the capacity of your infrastructure


Use cases to meet the capacity management goals.



Issue resolution, error messages, logs, and contacting Support.

Product trials

Product trials



Knowledge Base

Knowledge Base



PDFs and videos


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The following table lists topics that contain videos, which supplement or replace the text-based documentation. You can access these videos and others in the  TrueSight Capacity Optimization - How-to videos playlist Open link  on YouTube.


These videos describe the functionality of TrueSight Capacity Optimization, but they are valid for BMC Helix Continuous Optimization too.

For more videos, see the  BMC Helix Continuous Optimization playlist Open link .

Related spaces

This topic provides a list of spaces related to Continuous Optimization.


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