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VOA – Customize vROps 6.1 Reports to your needs

Bildschirmfoto 2015-12-14 um 00.09.54I’ve done many vSphere Health Checks in the past using vRealize Operations or short vROps. This post is about how to enrich the built-in VOA Reports. If you have no idea what a VOA is, please read this first. Even if you’re not interested in VOA’s itself this post will help you to understand how to edit Views and Reports in vRealize Operations. First things first. If you need to edit the built-in Reports, because of adding metrics and properties you are interested in, you have to understand that its all about editing Views. That’s because a Report in vROps … Continue reading

vRealize Operations – Missing Storage and Datastore Metrics

Bildschirmfoto 2015-12-08 um 20.19.47When it comes to troubleshooting in a virtualized environment, the component which is shared most often between the hosts, is most likely a cause of a performance problem. If you look at raw performance metrics you may ask yourself, is it good or bad, normal or abnormal. Let me give you an analogy. If you take a picture of something and the size of the object you’re shooting isn’t well reflected and you need a context, you can put a coin aside the object and take another picture. Now you got a context and you can better imagine the size … Continue reading

vROps Management Packs by Blue Medora


Big picture drawing, intelligent metric analysis and dynamic thresholds, complete datacenter monitoring, event correlation, easy to consume dashboards, reporting, heatmaps, application and service monitoring, automated actions and remediations, dependency mappings …

Sounds familiar? Sure! Most of the Monitoring-Solutions vendors are promising some of those capabilities. From my point, working with vRealize Operations i can definitely tell you all of those features and many more are available and ready to use with vROps.

The beauty of vROps is the capability of integrating all other aspects of your datacenter. Metrics you want to analyze, monitor and correlate to and with informations coming … Continue reading

vSphere Optimization Assessment – VOA

vSphere Optimization Assessment – VOA

vROpsDBDo you have a vSphere environment that has grown over the last couple of years? Do you have the feeling that many of the provisioned VMs are oversized? Are your troubleshooting activities cost you time and therefore money? If you answer only one of the questions with yes then I’d encourage you to take a look at our vSphere Optimization Assessment or short VOA.

The VOA is a VMware SE or VMware Partner driven activity that helps you to shed a light into grown VMware infrastructures. The VOA uses the trial version of our vRealize … Continue reading

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