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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Goals, Issues, and Processes in Capacity Planning

    1. Quick and Dirty Math

    2. Predicting When Your Systems Will Fail

    3. Make Your System Stats Tell Stories

    4. Buying Stuff: Procurement Is a Process

    5. Performance and Capacity: Two Different Animals

    6. The Effects of Social Websites and Open APIs

  2. Chapter 2 Setting Goals for Capacity

    1. Different Kinds of Requirements and Measurements

    2. Architecture Decisions

  3. Chapter 3 Measurement: Units of Capacity

    1. Aspects of Capacity Tracking Tools

    2. Applications of Monitoring

    3. API Usage and Its Effect on Capacity

    4. Examples and Reality

    5. Summary

  4. Chapter 4 Predicting Trends

    1. Riding Your Waves

    2. Procurement

    3. The Effects of Increasing Capacity

    4. Long-Term Trends

    5. Iteration and Calibration

    6. Summary

  5. Chapter 5 Deployment

    1. Automated Deployment Philosophies

    2. Automated Installation Tools

    3. Automated Configuration

    4. Summary

  1. Appendix Virtualization and Cloud Computing

    1. Virtualization

    2. Cloud Computing

    3. Summary

  2. Appendix Dealing with Instantaneous Growth

    1. Mitigating Failure

    2. Handling Outages

  3. Appendix Capacity Tools

    1. Monitoring

    2. Deployment Tools

  4. COLOPHON