TrueSight Capacity Optimization provides specific development tools and a comprehensive set of Application Programming Interfaces (API) to enable you to develop additional data collection capabilities, new content artifacts, and integrations with external applications.
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You can develop the following objects to connect to TrueSight Capacity Optimization:
- Plugins: Plugins run inside TrueSight Capacity Optimization to provide new integration capabilities (custom connectors) and contents (custom advanced report templates and custom view portlets). TrueSight Capacity Optimization provides development APIs and development kits (SDK) for writing your own plugins.
- Clients: Clients connect to TrueSight Capacity Optimization to obtain specific services (for example, to extract data). TrueSight Capacity Optimization provides APIs for developing clients in the form of RESTful Web Services.
TrueSight Capacity Optimization plugins can be used to store (input) or retrieve (output) data from the database.
ETL: A custom ETL can be developed to extend out-of-the-box integration capabilities.
Report template: A custom advanced report template can be used to extend out-of-the-box reporting templates.
All plugin development activities can be performed from Integrated Development Environment (IDE), called Integration Studio, which is provided by TrueSight Capacity Optimization. For details, see Integration Studio.
For details about client development, see Developing clients.
Development in TrueSight Capacity Optimization requires multiple skills depending on which specific plugin or client is being developed:
SQL language (Oracle)
Custom connectors (developed in Perl)