vRealize Operations includes a wide range of customizable dashboards to get you started with managing your Multi-Cloud infrastructure. The predefined dashboards address several aspects including troubleshooting your VMs, the workload distribution of your hosts, clusters, and datastores, the capacity of your data center, and information about the VMs.

In the video series, “vRealize Operations Dashboards Made Easy” you will learn everything you need to efficiently use the out-of-the-box dashboards and create your own new custom dashboards.

The first two videos of the series, available on our
VMware Cloud Management YouTube channel:

Dashboards Made Easy – Part 1 – Introduction

Dashboards Made Easy – Part 2 – Common Widgets

In these two videos I will show you:

  • How to find and access the predefined dashboards
  • The basic concepts comprising a dashboard
  • How to use dashboard time and widget’s menus
  • What are the most used widgets and what are the use cases for widgets like:
    • Object list
    • Scoreboard
    • Heatmap
    • Health Chart
    • Metric Chart
    • Advanced Object Relationship
    • Top-N
    • Top Alerts

In the next blog post, I’ll show you how you can start creating your own dashboards. You’ll learn how to create a simple dashboard and even include more advanced widgets that will help give you the complete picture. You can also view the full vRealize Operations Dashboards Made Easy series in the playlist available here.

For more information and technical deep dives on vRealize Operations, check out pathfinder.vmware.com. Here, you’ll find basic to hands-on information about the key capabilities of vRealize Operations as well as the rest of the vRealize Suite. For more information on vRealize Operations and vRealize Operations Cloud or to sign up for a free trial, visit the product page here.

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