Custom Monitoring Dashboards (Self Service charts and tables with Monitoring Data in minutes)
Have you wanted to create custom widgets, tables and charts with any IBM Tivoli Monitoring real-time data on a web UI? IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.3 introduces this capability of self service dashboards.
The UI piece: Custom monitoring dashboard are available through IBM Dashboard Application Services Hub or DASH (formerly called TIP, Tivoli Integration Portal) for users to create their own pages, charts and tables using any Tivoli Monitoring data. There is a plethora of charting and widget options to choose from.
The Data piece: Tivoli Monitoring 6.3 includes the Tivoli Monitoring Dashboard Data Provider – a component that lets users connect to TEPS and retrieve any monitoring agent data
The figure below shows a custom chart with Linux data that can be created in matter of few minutes.
Here is a whitepaper that outlines how custom monitoring dashboards can be configured and used with Tivoli Monitoring Data.
This whitepaper is available on the Developer Works Tivoli Monitoring Wiki under the Best Practices section.
If you like this whitepaper and think it was useful, please rate and share it ! Appreciate your feedback.