Recording Application M and S Metrics
You can record metrics data either :
Experience indicates that the extent of use of an Application will impact the effort and cost to maintain and support the application. These Usage Attributes assist in profiling applications and explaining variances in support efficiency.
Execution Frequency - This is the operational regime of the software product. The expectation is that a high performance and execution frequency will have higher maintenance costs
System Availability - This is the required availability of the system i.e. is it required for 7 hours/day 6 days of the week or 24hrs for 7 days of the week.
Data collected about the extent of Usage of the application for the following classifications: