SearchEnterpriseLinux: Analyze This: The Pitfalls of Equating Performance with Capacity
Dec 23, 2004, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)
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Stafford for this link. ]
"What are some common misconceptions about the
relationship between capacity and throughput?
"Steve Shah: First and foremost, the assumption
is that they are the same. They are not. Capacity measures the
amount of something you can simultaneously process without falling
over. This could be processes, connections, database requests.
Throughput measures the amount of something you can process per