App Metrics can display up to six weeks worth of logs, metrics data, and event data from apps running on the VMware Tanzu Application Service. It graphically presents this data to help operators and developers better understand the health and performance of their apps.

What’s New in App Metrics v2.0

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Spring Boot Micrometer and tagged metrics support Custom Metrics
CAPI v3 multi-process and rolling deployment support Observability by Process Type
Declarative custom observability codification Adding Custom Metrics Charts
Persistent, sharable dashboard customizations Adding Custom Metrics Charts
Improved time selection experience Time Selection
Improved data ingestion performance for live metrics and logs observation Live Metrics and Logs
Metrics: Fault-tolerant, scalable metrics with increased data retention Metric Store
Metrics: Easy querying Metric Store API
Logs: Fault-tolerant, scalable logs with increased data retention Log Store
Logs: Easy querying Log Store API

About the Log Store

App Metrics packages Log Store to provide a persistent storage layer for logs sent through the Loggregator subsystem. It is multi-tenant aware, is easy to query, and has a powerful storage engine.

  • Multi-tenant aware Using the auth proxy to ensure Application Developers have access only to their own logs.
  • Ubiquitous Query Language Log Store uses PromQL-style label selector query for filtering logs.
  • Powerful Storage Engine The InfluxDB storage engine has built-in compression and a memory-efficient series index.

Log Store offers multi-node deployments, data replication, and load balancing in a highly-available configuration.

Deprecated Features in App Metrics v2.0

App Metrics v2.0 removed the following features:

  • Trace Explorer
  • App Event Monitoring and Alerting Removed
  • CF Staging Failed Event Removed

Product Snapshot

The following table provides version and version-support information about App Metrics.

Element Details
Tile version v2.1.0
Release date November 18, 2021
Compatible Ops Manager versions v2.6 and later
Compatible Tanzu Application Service versions v2.6.21+ (unsupported), v2.7.17+, v2.8.11+ (unsupported), v2.9.5+, v2.10.x, v2.11.x, and v2.12.x
IaaS support AWS, Azure, GCP, OpenStack, and vSphere
IPsec support Yes
Browser support Latest major versions of Google Chrome and Firefox
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