Find provisioning performance bottlenecks in the cloud
Test and analyze provisioning performance of your cloud
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Date archived: November 29, 2016 | First published: September 07, 2012
Cloud provisioning is the process of deploying and managing IT resources on cloud infrastructures. Rapid provisioning is a key performance requirement for cloud services, especially when there are a large number of customers requesting resources at the same time. However, it is difficult to determine what factor, or combination of factors, are the causes of poor provisioning performance because there are no existing tools and methods to trace each status change and execution step in provisioning. The author details a provisioning performance test method you can use as a tool to determine where your provisioning performance may be lagging.
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