Mastering vRealize Operations Manager

Analyze and optimize your IT environment by gaining a practical understanding of vRealize Operations Manager

Mastering vRealize Operations Manager

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Scott Norris, Christopher Slater

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Analyze and optimize your IT environment by gaining a practical understanding of vRealize Operations Manager
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Book Details

ISBN 139781784392543
Paperback272 pages

Book Description

As x86 server virtualization becomes mainstream for even the most demanding applications, the criticality of managing the heath and efficiency of virtualized environments is more important than ever. vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 (vROps 6.0) is the key to simplify operations of your virtualized environment and move from being reactive to proactive.

Mastering vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 helps you streamline your processes and customize the environment to suit your needs. You will gain visibility across all devices in the network and retain full control. With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and support images, you will quickly master the ability to manipulate your data and display it in a way that best suits you and the requirements of your colleagues. From the new and impressive vRealize Operations Manager platform architecture to troubleshooting and capacity planning, this book is aimed at ensuring you get the knowledge to manage your virtualized environment as effectively as possible.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: vROps – Introduction, Architecture, and Availability
A new, common platform design
The vRealize Operations Manager component architecture
vRealize Operations Manager node types
Multi-node deployment and high availability
High availability in vRealize Operations Manager 6.0
Summary
Chapter 2: Installing and Migrating vROps 6.0
Installation and migration
Adding additional nodes
Summary
Chapter 3: vRealize Operations Manager Badges
What are vRealize Operations Manager badges?
Changes in badges of vROps 6.0
Understanding the Health badge
Understanding the Risk badge
Understanding the Efficiency badge
Summary
Chapter 4: The Merged UI
What has changed in the new UI?
Components that make up the Merged UI
The primary vROps sections overview
Summary
Chapter 5: Policies in vRealize Operations Manager 6.0
What are policies?
Creating policies
Modular policies
Summary
Chapter 6: Capacity Management Made Easy
An Introduction to capacity management for Operations Manager policies
Defining the correct capacity management policies for your environment
Projects
Summary
Chapter 7: Dashboard Design
Why use custom dashboards?
Widgets
Creating a custom dashboard
Summary
Chapter 8: Reporting and Views
Changes to views and reports in Operations Manager 6.0
Views in Operations Manager 6.0
Reports in Operations Manager 6.0
Summary
Chapter 9: Super Metrics
What are super metrics and when do I use them?
Metric terminology and definitions
Super metric types
Building your own super metrics
Applying super metrics in Operations Manager 6.0
Comparing super metrics to views
Summary
Chapter 10: Administering vROps 6.0
Overview of role-based access
Configuring an LDAP source
Configuring users and groups
Summary
Chapter 11: Expanding vROps with Solutions
Why collect additional data?
Installing solutions
Importing data using the REST API
Summary
Chapter 12: Application Management in vROps 6.0
Creating applications
Importing applications
Summary
Chapter 13: Alerting, Actions, and Recommendations
Symptoms, recommendations, and actions
Creating symptoms and recommendations
Creating alerts
Summary
Chapter 14: Just Messing Around
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Discover advanced vRealize Operations Manager concepts and design your processes effectively for the underlying architecture
  • Migrate from previous versions or install new versions
  • Apply proven capacity management theories and techniques in practical, real-world environments
  • Manipulate data and metrics to display them in the most effective way possible
  • Create custom dashboards fit for any use case
  • Make better use of the powerful analytics engine by bringing in external data with third-party adapters and the REST API
  • Explore how policies have evolved in vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 and how to apply them in the most effective manner

Authors

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: vROps – Introduction, Architecture, and Availability
A new, common platform design
The vRealize Operations Manager component architecture
vRealize Operations Manager node types
Multi-node deployment and high availability
High availability in vRealize Operations Manager 6.0
Summary
Chapter 2: Installing and Migrating vROps 6.0
Installation and migration
Adding additional nodes
Summary
Chapter 3: vRealize Operations Manager Badges
What are vRealize Operations Manager badges?
Changes in badges of vROps 6.0
Understanding the Health badge
Understanding the Risk badge
Understanding the Efficiency badge
Summary
Chapter 4: The Merged UI
What has changed in the new UI?
Components that make up the Merged UI
The primary vROps sections overview
Summary
Chapter 5: Policies in vRealize Operations Manager 6.0
What are policies?
Creating policies
Modular policies
Summary
Chapter 6: Capacity Management Made Easy
An Introduction to capacity management for Operations Manager policies
Defining the correct capacity management policies for your environment
Projects
Summary
Chapter 7: Dashboard Design
Why use custom dashboards?
Widgets
Creating a custom dashboard
Summary
Chapter 8: Reporting and Views
Changes to views and reports in Operations Manager 6.0
Views in Operations Manager 6.0
Reports in Operations Manager 6.0
Summary
Chapter 9: Super Metrics
What are super metrics and when do I use them?
Metric terminology and definitions
Super metric types
Building your own super metrics
Applying super metrics in Operations Manager 6.0
Comparing super metrics to views
Summary
Chapter 10: Administering vROps 6.0
Overview of role-based access
Configuring an LDAP source
Configuring users and groups
Summary
Chapter 11: Expanding vROps with Solutions
Why collect additional data?
Installing solutions
Importing data using the REST API
Summary
Chapter 12: Application Management in vROps 6.0
Creating applications
Importing applications
Summary
Chapter 13: Alerting, Actions, and Recommendations
Symptoms, recommendations, and actions
Creating symptoms and recommendations
Creating alerts
Summary
Chapter 14: Just Messing Around
Summary

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Paperback272 pages
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