Optimize Performance for Launching of Siebel 7 and Siebel 8 Product Configurator
(Doc ID 477007.1)
Last updated on NOVEMBER 22, 2019
Siebel eConfigurator - Version 7.7.1 SIA  to 8.0  [Release V7 to V8] Information in this document applies to any platform.
This is an extension of Siebel Bookshelf documentation. To use the information in this document effectively, the readers should have in depth knowledge on Siebel Configurator features and basic understanding of how the constraint engine works.
The techniques of setting optimal server parameters can be better understood if you understand the architecture put in place with Siebel 7.
This document will describe:
The Configurator architecture
The various business drivers that affect performance and scalability
The cache management options and server parameters available within the application, and how to determine their appropriate settings
The different deployment options possible along with some high level criteria for selecting the appropriate deployment option
Depending on the specific business needs and model usage, the real world scenarios and their optimal settings can vary from case to case as well as, the different deployment profiles. It is strongly recommended that you involve Siebel certified consultants or technical staff when trying to make these adjustments. This is to prevent sub-optimal performance and possibly unpredictable results.
Siebel Configurator provides a dynamically-generated, data-driven user interface to represent complex product structures. Since each product selection is validated against a server-side engine, standard HTML paradigm forces a redrawing of the whole page. Configurator High Interactivity User Interface (HI UI) overcomes the frequent refresh problem and provides a new no-flicker, minimum refresh User Interface (UI) framework. The new framework enhances usability by minimizing refresh and fewer clicks. It results in a faster response time on each user selection and reduces network traffic due to delta updates only. It also lowers the CPU utilization and enhances User Interface flexibility and configurability.
For more information on this topic, refer to the Siebel Bookshelf version 7.7 > Product Administration Guide > Technical Reference and the Siebel Bookshelf version 7.7 > Siebel System Administration Guide.