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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

Why use custom dashboards?

One of the greatest features of vCOps 5.x is still available in vROps 6.0, and this is, of course, the ability to create custom dashboards. The power of custom dashboards is being able to display relevant information to the different areas of your organization.

Let's look at some of the reasons why we would want to create custom dashboards, and how it will help you manage your environment more efficiently.

Generally, IT support is split up into different sections. While this does vary from environment to environment with size and complexity, typically, one would see the following infrastructure teams in an enterprise environment:

  • The Wintel server team

  • The Linux server Team

  • The storage team

  • The database team

  • The messaging team

  • The application's middleware team

  • The network team

  • The monitoring team

Many of these teams will generally call on the VMware/Virtualization team or person when things go wrong, requesting metrics on disk, network, memory, and CPU to assist with troubleshooting...