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 & 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 or Statistic breakdown.

Option

Description

Database list

Displays information about each database in the organization.

Statistic breakdown

Displays the top resource or top performance database. You can customize the view .

You can select a database and add it to Favorites, but you will be prompted for the owner user name and password to make changes to the database.

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.

Recent Alarms

Displays recent system alarms and user-defined alarms.

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

Pie 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 pie chart displays information about that field.

Database Storage Utilization, Backup Storage Utilization

Charts that show storage utilization 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 line.

5

Click Tasks & 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. You can filter the Tasks panel to show only some of the columns.

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. Use the Type drop-down menu to display the type of event you are interested in. You can filter the Events column to show only some of the columns.

6

Click 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 Browse to select a database or database group.

By default, no objects are selected. You can select more than one object.

b

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

c

Select Compute & 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

Click Reports, 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 Browse 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 & 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 and select Download to download the report.

8

Click Resource Bundles or Datastore Usage to display all resource panels or all data stores and corresponding usage information.

To monitor specific databases, see Explore Database Monitoring.