BMC Helix Continuous Optimization is a 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 07 Sep

Learn what's new or changed for BMC Helix Continuous Optimization 23.3, including new features, urgent issues, and documentation updates.


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September 06, 2023

Enhancements available in this release:

  • Migrate min and max values of entities from TrueSight Capacity Optimization
  • ETL module enhancements
23.3.02 enhancements
August 04, 2023

Enhancements available in this release:

  • ETL module enhancements
23.3.01 enhancements
July 06, 2023

Enhancements available in this release:

  • Manage the capacity of Solaris infrastructure with an out-of-the-box dashboard 
  • Access product features from the common navigation bar
  • Support for Rocky Linux 8.x for the Remote ETL Engine and Gateway Server
  • Flexibility to filter metrics collected by an application 
  • ETL module enhancements
23.3 enhancements and patches
June 14, 2023

Enhancements available in this release:

  • Purge entities after 60 days of inactivity
  • Configure a custom Optimizer rule to notify alerts to specific business owners
  • Restore entity relations defined by ETLs
  • Collect logs from Remote ETL Engines
  • Out-of-the-box view for Hadoop 
  • ETL module enhancements
23.2.02 enhancements
May 08, 2023

Enhancements available in this release:

  • Migrate derived entities
  • Filter data mart contents by using variables
  • Access self-help resources with in-app help
  • ETL module enhancements
23.2.01 enhancements
April 07, 2023

Enhancements available in this release:

  • Analyze the capacity of the AIX infrastructure by using the AIX views
  • Create derived entities
  • Get insights into the overall health and status of business services by using the Service Risk Dashboard
  • Configure the default time zone
  • ETL module enhancements
23.2 enhancements and patches


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Getting started


Quickly start using the product to manage your capacity.

BMC Helix Continuous Optimization overview

Learn about the product capabilities.

Setting up and going live


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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