This topic provides information about the different sections of the Spring Insight Application page.

Dashboard Tab

The Dashboards pane on the left side of the Spring Insight Applications page is a tree control whose nodes are Insight Dashboards and Insight Applications.

The color of the bar to the left of a Dashboard node indicates the worst Vitals metric among the applications reporting to the Dashboard.

You use the Dashboards pane to browse a hierarchy of performance data. Depending on your need and interest, you view filter your view to include health information for:

  • All applications reporting to all Hyperic-managed Insight Dashboards

    This is the view that appears when neither a dashboard nor application is selected in the tree control. To return to this view, click the Dashboards link above the tree control.

  • Just the applications reporting to a particular Insight Dashboards

    To display this view, click the dashboard of interest in the tree control.

  • Just one particular application

    To display this view, select the application of interest in the tree control.

Health Tab for all Applications

The Health tab summarizes the health of all of the applications reporting to vRealize Hyperic-managed Insight Dashboards.

This tab is present when you first open the Spring Insight Applications page. After navigating to a dashboard or an application, you can redisplay the Health tab by clicking the Dashboards link at the top of the left pane. The Health tab contains the following data and metrics:

  • Applications Health Trend chart — By default, this chart plots the health of the five applications that currently have the poorest vitals. You can add and remove applications to the chart by checking and unchecking the box next to it.

  • Worst Vitals — The Vitals indicator in the All Applications bar reflects the worst value reported among all applications reporting to all Dashboards.

  • Application Metrics — Below the Applications Health Trend chart is a list of all applications under management, ordered by the applications' Vitals metric, starting with the worst. The following data and metrics are displayed for each application:

    • Application — The name of the application is a link; if you click it, the Performance tab for the dashboard appears.

    • Vitals

    • Alerts

    • Errors

    • Invocations (F/T/S)

Performance Tab for a Dashboard

To display the Performance tab for an Insight Dashboard, click the dashboard's name in the Dashboards tab.

In the list of applications reporting to the dashboard:

  • The list is ordered by application health, from worst to best.

  • You can mouse over the application name to highlight the line for it in the Application Health Trend chart.

  • You can click the application name to display the Performance tab for it.

The Performance tab for a Dashboard contains:

  • Applications Health Trend chart — By default, this chart plots the health of the five applications (reporting to the Dashboard) that currently have the poorest vitals. You can add and remove applications to the chart by checking and unchecking the box next to it.

  • Dashboard Vitals — The Vitals indicator in the Dashboard bar is a composite health indicator that takes into account:

    • The Vitals for the applications reporting to the currently selected Insight Dashboard.

    • Availability of the managed resources that the Insight Dashboard depends upon: application server (tc Server) and platform.

    • Number of unfixed alerts for the resources that the Insight Dashboard depends upon: application server (tc Server) and platform.

  • Application Metrics — Below the Applications Health Trend chart is a list of the applications reporting to the Dashboard. The following metrics are displayed for each application:

    • Vitals

    • Alerts

    • Errors

    • Invocations (F/T/S)

  • Application Server Performance — To view health data for the application server that the Insight Dashboard runs on, click the control in the Application Server bar.

  • Platform Performance — To view health data for platform on which the Insight Dashboard runs, click the control in the Platforms bar.

Application Server Performance

The Application Server section charts a selected app server metric for all, or selected application servers where the applications in the dashbaord run.

The Metric Low/Avg/Peak pulldown lists all of the available metrics for the application server and shows the low, average, and peak values for the metric over the current time range. Choose a metric from the list to graph it.

Below the chart, the following information is listed for each application server:

  • name - The name of the resource in vRealize Hyperic.

  • AVAIL - Current availability of the resource.

  • ALERTS - Current number of unfixed alerts.

  • LOW - Low value during current display range.

  • AVG - Average value during current display range.

  • PEAK - High value during current display range.

Platform Performance

The Platform section charts a selected platform metric for all, or selected platforms where the applications in the dashboard run.

The Metric Low/Avg/Peak pulldown lists all of the available metrics for the application server and shows the low, average, and peak values for the metric over the current time range. Choose a metric from the list to graph it.

Below the chart, the following information is listed for each application server:

  • name - The name of the resource in vRealize Hyperic.

  • AVAIL - Current availability of the resource.

  • ALERTS - Current number of unfixed alerts.

  • LOW - Low value during current display range.

  • AVG - Average value during current display range.

  • PEAK - High value during current display range.

Performance Tab for an Application

To display the Performance tab for an Insight Application, click the application’s name in the Dashboards tab.

The Performance tab has four sections:

  • Applications

    • The application name is a link - if you click it, Insight Operations will open in a new window, and display more detailed resource health and performance metrics for the current display range.

    • The Vitals health bar to the right of the application name indicates the current Vitals for the application.

    • The Health Trend chart plots the application's "Health" and "Error Rate" metrics for the display range.

    • The Invocations chart plots the distribution of request response times across the three response time levels

  • Application Server

    • This section is expanded if one or more application servers to which the app is deployed is unhealthy. Otherwise, the section is collapsed.

  • Data Service

    • This section is present if the application access a Hyperic managed database server.

    • This section is expanded if the database that the app uses is unhealthy application. Otherwise, the section is collapsed.

  • Platform

    • This section is expanded if one or more platforms where the app runs is unhealthy. Otherwise, the section is collapsed.

The Data Service section is present if the currently selected application accesses a database managed by vRealize Hyperic.

The Metric Low/Avg/Peak pulldown lists all of the available metrics for the application server and shows the low, average, and peak values for the metric over the current time range. Choose a metric from the list to graph it.

Below the chart, the following information is listed for each application server:

  • name - The name of the resource in vRealize Hyperic.

  • AVAIL - Current availability of the resource.

  • ALERTS - Current number of unfixed alerts.

  • LOW - Low value during current display range.

  • AVG - Average value during current display range.

  • PEAK - High value during current display range.