Please review the technical document at the link below. A fairly common amount of performance issues we see in CA Support is that our own, out of the box configuration, for scheduling inventory modules with the AM agent, allows for the agent to send an unrestricted number of daily hardware reports to the scalability server.
Follow the steps in the document to limit the AM agent, to sending only a single daily report from its hardware scan, to help improve overall performance and stability of your environment:
That is all!
Brian Fontana, CA Support