Partitions page in the HP-UX nPar/vPar View

The nPar/vPar View tab provides an overview of available nPars and vPars in the HP nPar/vPar virtualization environment, including details about CPU and memory utilization, dedicated processors, and more.

The following figure shows the nPar/vPar View tab filtered on all hosts, and the Templates domain.

An example of a nPar/vPar Partitions view tab

Viewing the Partitions table

The Partitions table lists all nPars and vPars in the selected nPar/vPar container host.

  • 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 an nPar/vPar and shows the following information:

Partitions table: Description of columns

Column

Description

Statistical
Type
Metrics 

Partition

Partition name.

Last valueNAME

Host

Name of the host the partition belongs to

Last valueHost name retrieved using relationship VH_CONTAINS_GM  

CPU [cores]

Number of dedicated processors in the case of nPar and the numner of virtual processors in the case of vPar.

Last valueCPU_NUM

CPU Util [%]

95th percentile value of CPU utilization.

95th PercentileCPU_UTIL 

Memory [GB]

Total physical memory configured in the partition, in GB.

Last valueTOTAL_REAL_MEM

Memory Util [%]

95th percentile value of memory utilization.

95th PercentileMEM_UTIL 
Real Memory Util [%]95th percentile value of real memory utilization of the host, excludes the memory assigned to file system cache.95th PercentileMEM_UTIL

Disk I/O Rate [MB/s]

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

Viewing the nPars/vPar partition details page

To view the details page for a particular partition, click the name of the partition in the Partitions column. The Partition 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, Workload Profile, Command Profile and User Profile.

  • 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.

  • File Systems: The File Systems tab displays information related to the file system for all partitions, or the selected partition.

An example of a nPar/vPar partition 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.

For more information, see Sorting a table in the TrueSight console and Using filtering options in views in the TrueSight console.

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