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Nov 15, 2023

F5 BIG-IP Sizing Requirement

Hi Expert There is ongoing  requirement for putting all internet facing applications behind web application firewall, and WAF TPS consume F5 CPU and memory and other parameters as well. Fear is that...
  • zamroni777's avatar
    Nov 17, 2023

    for raw estimation:
    (your_targeted_tps at 5th year / 80% ) x 4  = required F5 datasheet tps

    5th year: because usually company's asset depreciation is calculated for 5 years.
    80% ==> so you have 20% buffer
    x 4 ==> because usually f5 datasheet spec is cut by 75% for heavy processing (WAF, complex irules, etc.)