Customer 3 Example

Customer expects 15,000 users with the highest concurrent user load at 500 users. The customer also expects that the system will need to be able to accommodate:

  • Over 15,000 time sheet entries per week

  • 2,000 active projects

  • 3,000 inactive projects

Plans are to implement the following modules:

  • Project Management

  • Time Management

The PPM application tier uses two Micro Focus 4640 machines with four CPUs running on 32 GB of RAM each.

The configuration includes two Integrity 8640 Itanium 2 database servers, each with sixteen 32-GB CPUs running Oracle 10g with RAC to provide full failover capability.

A hardware load balancer manages Web traffic and the Web tier uses four IIS VmWareESX images.