Organization administrators can customize the monitoring pane to view information relevant for their current needs.

Log in to Data Director with organization administrator privileges.

1

Click the Manage and Monitor tab in the Data Director client.

2

In the left panel, select the item you want to monitor.

Option

Description

Selecting a database group

Displays resource information for that database group.

Selecting a database

Displays resource information for that database.

3

Click the Databases tab and select Database list.

Option

Description

Database list

Displays information about each database in the organization.

You can select a database and add it to Favorites.

4

Click the Dashboard tab to display the Organization Resource Usage dashboard.

You can customize the dashboard by clicking the Customize button, or customize individual panels on the dashboard. By default, the following information is included.

Panel

Description

Resource Bundles

Displays the databases, associated resource bundles, currently allocated CPU and memory reservations, and currently allocated and free storage.

This panel allows administrators to evaluate whether they have additional resources to allocate to a new or existing database group or database.

CPU Utilization, Memory Utilization

Displays the CPU and memory utilization, allowing the administrator to see usage and usage patterns. The view can be set to display the last 1 hour, 24 hours, 3 days, or 1 week.

Database Storage Breakdown, Backup Storage Breakdown

Bar charts that show the current state of storage and backup storage, including storage that is allocated, storage that is used, and storage that is allocated but not used. Placing the cursor inside a field of the bar chart displays information about that field.

Database Storage Usage, Backup Storage Usage

Area charts that show storage usage over the selected amount of time (1 hour, 24 hours, 3 days, or 1 week). Placing the cursor over a line displays information about that area.

5

Click Tasks and Events, and click either Tasks or Events.

Option

Description

Tasks

Tasks are scheduled system activities requested by the system or a user, for example, Create database and Repair database. A task can succeed or fail. The Tasks tab includes information about the target and the user who initiated the task.

Events

Events are records of user actions or system actions. For example, the system logs when a user logs in to Data Director, or when a database is repaired. Events can be of type info, error, or warning. Check the Hide Info Events box to display events only of type warning and critical.

6

In the Reports, click Summary Reports, and customize the pane by using the filter options.

a

Select Database or Database Group from the Type drop-down menu, and click Choose to select a database or database group.

By default, all objects are selected. You can select one or more object.

b

Select a time range or click Customize to configure a custom time range.

c

Select Compute and Network or Storage to focus the report on networking or storage information.

d

Select the sampling mechanism from the Sampling drop-down menu.

e

Click the Filter button to filter the report.

Click the Action icon and select Download to download the report.

Customizing the pane does not customize the report itself.

7

In the Reports tab, click Time Interval Reports, and customize the pane by using the filter options.

a

Select Organization, Database Group or Database from the Type drop-down menu, and click Choose to select the object you want to generate a report for.

You can select more than one object.

b

Select a sampling interval.

c

Select a time range or click Customize to configure a custom time range.

d

Select Compute and Network or Storage to focus the report on networking or storage information.

e

Click the Filter button to filter the report.

f

Click the Action icon to download the report.

To monitor specific databases, see Explore Database Monitoring.