Using

BMC Helix Capacity Optimization consists of several components that provide features required to accomplish specific tasks.

Component/taskDescription
Accessing and navigating the Helix Capacity Optimization Dashboard

Helix Capacity Optimization Dashboard enables you to access and work with capacity views and the Investigate tool. From this console, you can view all out-of-the-box infrastructure views and also build custom views that are tailored to different organizational roles, or to specific services and applications.

Accessing and navigating the Helix Capacity Optimization Console

Helix Capacity Optimization Console enables you to access all types of organizational and infrastructural capacity management and planning functions.

Using views to analyze infrastructure and virtual data

BMC Helix Capacity Optimization provides visibility into the capacity utilization and size of the IT infrastructure in a physical, virtual and cloud, databases, storage, networks, and virtually any domain.

Reserving capacity for upcoming services

Helix Capacity Optimization Console enables you to reserve capacity for a target type. This feature helps you make reservation-aware decisions to address capacity saturation and onboarding scenarios in the future.

Setting up and using the Investigate tool

The Investigate tool in the Helix Capacity Optimization Dashboard enables you to proactively watch the capacity and performance of your systems in near real-time and perform adhoc troubleshooting and root-cause analysis for problems on a specific system.

Creating virtualization studies to assess VM capacity requirements

Helix Capacity Optimization Console equips you with a Virtual Planner to perform virtualization studies. You can create such studies to assess your existing virtual environment in the context of business goals, and view the results in the form of simple graphs and charts.

Viewing report groups and report results

Helix Capacity Optimization Console enables you to browse stored reports and run queries on the performance and load of existing domains.

Managing and analyzing data from your workspace

Helix Capacity Optimization Console provides you with a workspace screen from where you can manage systems, business drivers, their hierarchy, and metrics. You can also create analyses and models from the workspace. You can create and schedule reports.




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