Managing Performance with PathView Cloud: 5 Tip & Tricks


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Managing Performance with PathView Cloud: 5 Tip & Tricks

  1. 1. PathView Cloud Tips and Tricks October 4 th , 2011 Instant-Value Network Performance Management
  2. 2. Topics <ul><li>Saved Lists </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduled Reports </li></ul><ul><li>Tree maps </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Assessments </li></ul><ul><li>New Notification formats </li></ul>
  3. 3. Saved Lists Instant-Value Network Performance Management
  4. 4. What is a Saved List? <ul><li>Dynamic grouping of paths for reporting and analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Think Playlists for Paths </li></ul><ul><li>Two types, Static Lists and Smart Lists </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Smart Lists are based on Path Attributes and update automatically </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Static lists are manually selected lists that do not change unless you change them </li></ul></ul>Gear Icon indicates a Smart List Page Icon indicates a Static List
  5. 5. Where can Saved Lists be used? <ul><li>On Demand Reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduled Report Generation and Distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Path Lists </li></ul><ul><li>Treemaps </li></ul><ul><li>Saved Lists will be required for upcoming features </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent Notifications </li></ul><ul><li>Application based Reporting </li></ul>
  6. 6. Easiest way to create a Saved List <ul><li>Click “ Edit Filter ” list in Report header </li></ul>Choose an existing Saved List Create and save a Smart List Create and save a Static List
  7. 7. Scheduled Reports Instant-Value Network Performance Management
  8. 8. Reports that can be Scheduled <ul><li>Service Quality Summary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SQD Compliance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Violation Breakdown </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Top Offenders </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performance Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Path Detail Dashboard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One or more Path Performance Reports </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Report Scheduling Options <ul><ul><li>Delivery Schedule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Daily </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Weekly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bi-Weekly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monthly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Timeframe for report automatically set by delivery schedule </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Path Selection </li></ul><ul><li>Saved Lists for multi-Path reports </li></ul><ul><li>Selected Paths for individual Path reports </li></ul><ul><li>To and CC Addresses </li></ul><ul><li>Users do not need PathView Accounts </li></ul>
  10. 10. Treemaps Instant-Value Network Performance Management
  11. 11. What are Treemaps? <ul><li>Data visualization to view status and trending of large volumes of data </li></ul><ul><li>Map of the Market – all 500 stocks from the S&P </li></ul>
  12. 12. How Treemaps are used in PathView <ul><li>Home Screen to show Current Performance </li></ul><ul><li>Partner Home Screen to view all end users on a single screen </li></ul>
  13. 13. How to read a Treemap <ul><li>The Basics </li></ul><ul><li>Color: Indicates the current SQD compliance of the Path </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Green – Currently in compliance with all aspects of SQD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Red – One or more performance aspects are violated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Black – Target of path is offline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gray – Appliance is offline </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Details : Click on a square to view the performance details to the right, selected path with have a yellow outline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Select an SQD metric in the details or click the arrows to cycle through performance charts from past 30 minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SQD metrics in red are currently in violation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Double click a square or click the path name in the details to go to the full performance charts </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. How to read a Treemap <ul><li>Advanced Controls </li></ul><ul><li>Size – Control in top right corner of treemap to select </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Importance : 1 – 10 ranking of how critical the path is to the organization, larger numbers are bigger </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Number of Violations : The more violations, the larger the square. If a path has no violations it will not be shown </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Grouping </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Select the attribute for how Paths are grouped in the Treemap </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saved Lists : If a path is in multiple Saved Lists they will be shown multiple times in the treemap </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Zoom In / Out </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on a group header to zoom in to that group for a larger view </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click again on the header for the complete treemap </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Advanced Assessments Instant-Value Network Performance Management
  16. 16. Advanced Assessments are Voice Only All Voice Assessments are now under the AppView Voice menu Advanced assessments require AppView Voice to be licensed for the Appliances involved The Basics
  17. 17. Advanced Assessment Capabilities <ul><li>Advanced Assessments have some advanced scheduling commands: </li></ul><ul><li>Create and Save </li></ul><ul><li>Run Assessment Again </li></ul><ul><li>A summary Advances Assessment results can be viewed in the Web UI </li></ul><ul><li>Detailed results for ramp </li></ul><ul><li>testing and any path with </li></ul><ul><li>Poor performance automatically included in Assessment Report </li></ul>
  18. 18. New Notification Enhancements Instant-Value Network Performance Management
  19. 19. Administrative Notification Capabilities Administrative Accounts are able to view and modify the notification settings of other users in Organizations they manage From the Admin Menu, choose Manage Users From the “Action” drop down at the right choose “Edit Notification Options” for the User you would like to edit
  20. 20. New Notification Options <ul><li>Notification Profiles – Define custom rules for how and when notifications are sent </li></ul><ul><li>Define profiles for multiple Smart Lists within an organization </li></ul><ul><li>Partners with access to multiple Organizations can create a Default Profile for all Organizations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One or more Custom Profiles can be created to override default </li></ul></ul>
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