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Upgrading to Lotus Notes and Domino 7 by Wendi Pohs, Matthew Henry, Tara Hall, Barry Heinz, Dick McCarrick, Tim Speed

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Chapter 7. Performance Aspects and Additional Standards

Performance

If there is one area where you can start a fight between computer geeks, it is with the word performance. For this discussion, we will define two basic types of performance: measured and perceived:

  • Measured performance involves using a formal set of metrics to determine the ability of a system to provide a specific service within a certain set of criteria. Note that one of the more important of these criteria is time.

  • Perceived performance is how the end user reports the ability of a particular system or service to execute a series of tasks.

Both types of performance definitions can be used to determine how a particular system or service is performing. Normally, measured performance ...

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