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By: Lora Johnson

The Blue Medora Pivotal Cloud Foundry Management Pack for vRealize Operations — now available in the VMware Solutions Exchange — gives you the insight and metrics you need to optimize the performance of your Pivotal Cloud Foundry environment.

Why monitor Pivotal Cloud Foundry inside vROps?

Your Pivotal Cloud Foundry environment can drive faster application development when its running at its best. Having insight into key metrics and data can transform your performance, particularly when it comes to drilling down into information that can be difficult — if not impossible — to access within the application itself. The Blue Medora Pivotal Cloud Foundry Management Pack for vRealize Operations unlocks this information and gives you essential visibility into your Pivotal Cloud Foundry infrastructure.

The Pivotal Cloud Foundry Management Pack from Blue Medora integrates with vROps features so you also gain access to badges, capacity definitions and relationships — all in a single console. As a result, optimize performance and cut the amount of time you need to spend troubleshooting when issues do arise.

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Figure 1:
Example of capacity monitoring for Pivotal Cloud Foundry

Get the visibility you need

With a series of out-of-the-box dashboards and reports, you gain end-to-end visibility — allowing you to identify potential issues in your Pivotal Cloud Foundry environment before they spread to the next layer of the stack. Dashboards include:

  • PCF Overview: View at-a-glance heatmaps to quickly see the overall health of your Pivotal Cloud Foundry resources.
  • PCF Health Investigation: Drill down from alerts to see key performance metrics for objects.
  • PCF Environment: Select an object to view metrics related to performance, health and resource use.
  • PCF Diego: See key performance metrics, health and relationships for Pivotal Cloud Foundry Diego.

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Figure 2:
Pivotal Cloud Foundry Environment Dashboard

Access more metrics than ever before

Blue Medora’s management pack for Pivotal Cloud Foundry collects and displays more than 400 metrics, including:

  • CPU
  • Memory
  • Dropped Messages
  • Thread Connections
  • Total Requests

View more than 50 alerts and notifications right in vRealize Operations, along with detailed recommendations, so you can quickly pinpoint issues and troubleshoot faster. Key alerts include:

  • Used Memory is High
  • Disk Usage is High
  • Outstanding Requests Waiting is High
  • Average Number of Requests is High
  • Deallocation Allocation Ratio is Low

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Figure 3:
Select alerts to drill down to key performance metrics for Pivotal Cloud Foundry resources

To learn more about the Management Pack for Pivotal Cloud Foundry or to download a free trial, please visit the True Visibility Suite for VMware vRealize Operations page on Blue Medora’s website.