Citrix: Estimate the Size of XenApp & XenDesktop Monitoring Database
With each successive release of Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop, monitoring and Analytics gets stronger and adds more information.
Citrix Director — the monitoring and troubleshooting solution for XenApp and XenDesktop — has introduced new monitoring capabilities, like CPU usage, memory usage, process usage, IOPS, proactive notification, and alerts that include historical data upto one year (for platinum editions) with 7.11 or later versions of XenApp and XenDesktop.
With this comes the caveat of an increase in storage requirements for storing the historical data in the monitor database.
Administrators monitoring the infrastructure should have as much historical data as possible to effectively manage and to ensure continuous health of the site. At the same time, administrators should plan for the storage requirement of data that is stored, for best performance of DB and monitoring features.
Read the entire article here, Estimate the Size of XenApp & XenDesktop Monitoring Database
via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.