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Mastering vRealize Operations Manager

By : Chris Slater, Scott Norris
Book Image

Mastering vRealize Operations Manager

By: Chris Slater, Scott Norris

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Mastering vRealize Operations Manager
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
Just Messing Around

Chapter 12. Application Management in vROps 6.0

In the previous chapter, we looked at solutions, and how data can be fed into vROps from various sources other than just vSphere's performance data. Now, we will look at how to leverage these different data sources, and how to group them together in a single application that allows simple navigation and troubleshooting.

To achieve this, we will leverage additional solutions to be installed and configured in vROps. The most useful solutions in application monitoring is vRealize Hyperic (vRH). vRH is an agent-based monitoring solution that focuses on an operating system's application-level performance and availability. Although the use of Hyperic or other solutions is not compulsory while creating applications in vROps, their benefit to create an end-to-end picture of a business application's performance and availability is very powerful.

By default, when the vRealize Hyperic agent is installed, it will auto discover the installed applications...