[THIN] Re: RTO's Tscale vs Aurema's ARMTech shootout

I should add:

used applications include IBM's Client Access V5R2, office XP (very
heavily used) and Lotus Notes 6 as a mail client. Especially Office and
Notes seem to be hungry for memory (Notes easily reaches 60-70 MB per
user)

Erik Blom

> Hi,
>
> I have a client with 50 users and 2 Metaframe XPa servers on windows 2000
> standard SP4. Both servers have 4 GB RAM which is for 75% (3 GB) consumed
> in the afternoon of a typical day.
>
> This client wants to optimize his memory usage so that when one servers
> would die, the other one would be able to sustain the load. I am in the
> process of evaluating RTOsoft's Tscale and Aurema's Armtech. At this point
> I looked at Armtech which I think only gives me the possibility to put
> quota on users CPU and memory usage. What I am looking for really is
> something that does pure out-of-the-box tuning so that my server consumes
> less memory (be it virtual or real memory) without putting quota on users
> server usage.
>
> Questions:
> 1. is this possible? (ie. pure application optimization without the need
> to enforce quota)
> 2. can this be done by one of these two products? If not, is there a
> product that I don't yet know about?
>
> Thanks a lot for your answers,
>
> Erik Blom
> system engineer
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