Web Server Capacity Planning on Cloud Environment

Even you are using cloud computing, you want to know how exactly your consumption will be billed. Furthermore, if you are build Private Cloud you should take care about capacity planning on your datacentre. This article will cover several steps to do capacity planning on Web server only

Workload Capacity Planning Step

Workload capacity planning discuss about what we expect for our web server.

Workload Characteristics

Value

Average daily RPS

  

Average RPS at peak time

  

Total number of unique users per day

  

Average daily concurrent users

  

Peak concurrent users at peak time

  

Total number of requests per day

  

Expected workload distribution

No. of Requests per day

%

Web Browser - Search Crawl

  

  

Web Browser - General Collaboration Interaction

  

  

Web Browser - Social Interaction

  

  

Web Browser - General Interaction

  

  

Web Browser - Office Web Apps

  

  

Custom Information System (Client Application)

  

  

 

Analysing Dataset Step

This step will cover what we already know about our existing system

Object

Value

DB size (in GB)

  

Number of Content DBs

  

Number of web apps

  

Number of docs / files

  

Average size of sites

  

Largest site size

  

Number of user profiles

  

Design Step

On the design step, we should choose are we need to develop hybrid cloud, public cloud, or private cloud. We will discuss this design step next week.

 

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