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Quick perl script you may find useful for Database sizing a Sentinel installation. Based on Novell's docs stating 600 Bytes of space per event.
Just pass your estimated Event per Second and days of online storage.
Used to calculate space requirements for Sentinel. Based on Novell's figure of 600B per event.
USAGE: ./Sentinel_Space_Calc.pl <events per second> <days of online data>
./Sentinel_Space_Calc.pl 200 90
Disclaimer: As with everything else at Cool Solutions, this content is definitely not supported by Novell (so don't even think of calling Support if you try something and it blows up).
It was contributed by a community member and is published "as is." It seems to have worked for at least one person, and might work for you. But please be sure to test, test, test before you do anything drastic with it.