Hosts page in the HP-UX IVM view

The IVM Host View tab provides an overview of all available HP IVM hosts in the HP virtualization environment, including details about CPU and memory utilization, unused resources and more.

The following figure shows the HP IVM Host View tab in the IVM Host View tab:

An example of the HP IVM Host View tab

The HP IVM Host View table lists all HP IVM hosts in the selected domain.

  • By default, the metric tables in this view are filtered on all domains. Use the domain filter options to select the required domain from the table.
  • By default, the summarization time range for all metrics is set to Last 30 days. Use the time filter options controls to select an alternate range.

For detailed information on how to use filters, see Using filtering options in views in the TrueSight console.

Each row corresponds to a HP IVM host and shows the following information:

HP IVM Hosts table: Description of columns

Column

Description

Statistical
Type
Metrics

Host name

Host name.

Last value NAME

CPU [cores]

Number of physical CPU cores in the host.

Last value CPU_NUM

Unused cores

Number of unused CPU cores.

Computed Metric- Based on 95th Percentile of CPU usageComputed using CPU_UTILMHZ and CPU_MHZ 

Total Virtual Processors

Total virtual processors configured for the partitions in the IVM host.

Last valueComputed using VM.CPU_NUM  

CPU Util [%]

95th percentile value of CPU utilization

95th PercentileCPU_UTIL

Memory [GB]

Total physical memory configured in the host.

Last valueTOTAL_REAL_MEM 

Memory Util [%]

95th percentile value of memory utilization.

95th PercentileMEM_UTIL
Real Memory Util [%]95th percentile value of the CPU Utilization of the partition, excludes file system cache.95th PercentileMEM_REAL_UTIL

Unused Memory [GB]

Unused memory available to the IVM host.

Computed metric - based on 95th percentile of memory usedComputed using MEM_USED and TOTAL_REAL_MEM 

Total Spec Rating

The total SPEC benchmark performance rating of the host, based on the CPU model and number of CPU cores.

Last valueBYBENCHMARK_VALUE[SPECINTRATE2006]  

Unused Spec Rating

Unused SPEC rating of the host, based on CPU utilization and the total SPEC rating.

Computed Metric- Based on 95th PercentileComputed using CPU_UTIL and BYBENCHMARK_VALUE[SPECINTRATE2006]  

Disk I/O Rate [MB/s]

95th percentile value of the total disk I/O rate in megabytes second.

95th PercentileDISK_TRANSFER_RATE

Network Rate [Mbit/s]

95th percentile value of the network I/O rate in megabits per second.

95th PercentileNET_BIT_RATE

Configured Partitions

Number of configured partitions in the host.

Last valueCount of entities with relationship VH_CONTAINS_GM

Viewing the details page for an IVM Host

To view the details page for a particular host, click the name of the host in the Host column. The Host details page displays the following information:

 

  • General details: General partition details, such as name, type, description, number of elements within it, and tags are displayed at the top of the page. 
  • Related Information panel: Displays links to detailed pages for Thresholds and Partition details.

  • Tags panel: Displays tags, if any, that are associated with the pool. For more information, see Working with tag filters. 

  • Summary information: The Summary tab, that is displayed by default, displays performance details for the selected pool in a horizontal summary table, as well as charts.

    Analysis charts: Core metrics for the selected entity are displayed as analysis charts, depending on available data. At the bottom of each chart is a link that takes you to the Data Explorer view for the specific resource type, and displays charts and information for a larger set of metrics.

    To return to this page, click located towards the top-right side in the Data Explorer tab.

    The data displayed in Data Explorer view charts for any resource part of this view category, is based on the time filter that is applied to the primary view in this tab. You can select Advanced time periods (other than default/basic) from the Data Explorer view for the selected resource, to view charts over a different time resolution.


    You can download charts, annotate them, print them, and so on. For more information, see Managing charts 

  • Configuration Details: The Configuration Details tab displays the configuration metrics for the pool.

An example of a IVM Host details page

Using data filter and other controls in tables

You can export and filter the information that is displayed in tables to suit your need. For instance, you can show or hide columns, filter tables on particular domains, and so on.

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