Virtualization Monitoring ToolsVirtualization Monitoring Tools for VMware, Microsoft Hyper-v and Citrix Xen
Find and Fix Performance Issues and Mitigate the Risk of Downtime in your Virtual Environment
Virtualization Monitoring Tools Feature:
Virtual Host Monitoring
o What is the free memory in the VM kernel and the console?
o What is the CPU load on the VM kernel, on the console, and each of the virtual guests?
o Which network interfaces are seeing the most traffic?
o Which storage devices are seeing high activity?
o How much free space is available on each of the disk partitions
Virtual Machine Guest Monitoring
• How many guest virtual machines are running? What are their IP addresses/host names and operating systems?
• How much allocated memory is a guest VM actively using?
• Is there excessive paging or memory thrashing in a guest VM?
• Amount of a servers’ CPU bandwidth being used by each guest
Additional Features generally include:
• vMotion Monitoring for VMware
• Top-down views of your Virtual Servers and their performance
• Drilldown capabilities from the top down into the very most detailed performance information
• Alerting can be configured for just about any performance information shown on the screen
• Manages and monitors your hybrid virtual and physical infrastructure
• Continuously monitors your Virtual Machines, even if they are migrated to another host or renamed.
• Manages multiple Virtual Centers and compare data
Other Virtual Machine Monitoring Metrics may include:
• Memory Available for VMs
• Memory Used by VMs
• CPU Used
• CPU Used per Minute
• CPU Idle
• CPU Idle per Minute
• Number of CPUs
• Packets Transmitted
• Packets Transmitted per Minute
• Packets Received
• Packets Received per Minute
• Bytes Transmitted
• Bytes Transmitted per Minute
• Bytes Received
• Bytes Received per Minute
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