Sizing for Dummies

Sizing Portal applications during Pre-sales activities

More and more customers have been asking for sizing inputs during RFP phase itself. Sizing depends on many factors and hence it is not a trivial exercise to arrive at sizing information at this stage. Some of the inputs that are required for sizing are:

  • Page views per second
  • Hits per second
  • Hit to cache ratio
  • Think time of users
  • Service time
  • Concurrent sessions
  • Ratio of static and dynamic pages
  • Usage of SSL
  • Usage of clusters

The above is only a partial listing.

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Interwoven is confusing

So now they’ve announced MediaBin Presentation WorkBench for PowerPoint Files. Tomorrow they’ll have a workbench for PDfs, another one for word docs, xls and so on. I’m already confused with the product lot they have – mediabin, worksite, teamsite, livesite, mailsite, records manager and a zillion others. It would be better if they could educate … Read more Interwoven is confusing

Why do CM projects fail to deliver?

Based on inputs from many knowledgable people and my experiences, i believe that the reasons for failed CM projects (or CM projects failing to meet expectations), as with any other software or technology projects can be broadly classified into four areas: 1. People2. Process3. Organization4. Technology I am trying to sort out the reasons into … Read more Why do CM projects fail to deliver?