Set Scaling Factors Dialog Box

This dialog box enables you to readjust data set durations and differences, to enable you to compensate for the dissimilarity between the data sets due to different durations or difference in system configuration (for example, number and power of servers). It also enables you to plan for larger loads.

To access

On the <report name> PAL Report, click .

Duration Adjustments Pane

Affects the following measurement types: Hits and Time in System.

User interface elements are described below:

UI Elements

Description

Adjust data set duration

Adjusts duration differences of data sets to match the data set duration used for the baseline.

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Scaling Factors Pane

Affects the following measurement types: Hits, Users, Time in System, and transaction per second (TPS).

User interface elements are described below:

UI Elements

Description

Data Set ID The data set ID.
Data Set Type The data set type (Production or Testing).
Data Set Duration The duration of the data set.
Scaling Factor

Indicates the scale of the measurement.

To change the scale of a measurement, click the upward/downward arrow to adjust to the desired scale.

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Scaling Factors Preview Pane

The pane previews the scaling factor changes set to the affected measurements. For example, x2 indicates the measurement is being multiplied by 2.

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