Using BMC Helix Dashboards
BMC Helix Dashboards is a SaaS service on the BMC Helix Portal that provides the ability to create interactive dashboards for the metrics of the entities that are managed by BMC Helix Capacity Optimization. You can customize the dashboards in multiple ways to gain valuable insights into your system. BMC Helix Dashboards enhances the set of analysis supported by BMC Helix Capacity Optimization by providing additional customization capabilities for graphical representation.
BMC Helix Dashboards offers unified reporting that gives you a consolidated view of data from the integrated products, such as BMC Helix Capacity Optimization and BMC Helix Operations Management. You can create dashboards that source data from applications across your environment. You can easily export and share dashboards with users within or outside your environment. You can also use template variables to reuse dashboard panels. For more information about the dashboards, see the .
For BMC Helix Capacity Optimization, you can create custom dashboards to quickly start creating visualizations to get an insight of your IT infrastructure. In BMC Helix Dashboards, you must select Optimize as Source in the Query section to use the data imported by BMC Helix Capacity Optimization.
Use case example
Consider the following use case example.
Analyze the top 10 ranked Kubernetes pods with high memory utilization by using.
Paul is a Capacity Planner in an IT organization. He manages and monitors all Kubernetes systems in his organization to ensure that the existing infrastructure capacity has sufficient resources to meet the current and future demands. He wants to know whether the memory of Kubernetes pods is optimally and efficiently utilized. He wants to analyze the top 10 pods with high memory utilization. Using BMC Helix Dashboards, Paul can write a simple query to get the results he wants.
The tasks in this use case involve the following personas:
- Administrator: To configure data collection
- Capacity Planner: To analyze the Kubernetes pods