Monday, October 4, 2010

HP Business Intelligence Sizer for Microsoft SQL Server

One of the challenges in Business Intelligence solutions is sizing the infrastructure. Many go with various calculations and assumptions and decide the infrastructure but later find that the capacity selected is not sufficient. One reason could be, most try to define the required hardware spec at the planning or proposal stage, without considering the workloads and processing them. If you plan for HP box for your BI solution, you can use the HP Business Intelligence Sizer for determining the spec. It interviews you for gathering factors related to your solution and provides you a recommendation;


I feel that this is not for small type of BI solution and suitable for large-scale solutions but you can try and see.

Here is the link for downloading the tool: