Archive for the ‘ Advanced Event Management’ Category

Netcool Operations Insight – What exactly is it and how can I get it?

Only a few years ago when we were installing monitoring tools (and more specifically Data Warehouses) a common limiting factor was the storage capacity needed. However over the last few years and with the advent of cloud and very cheap storage the problem has shifted. The issue now is how companies can make sense of […]

Netcool Operations Insight: Questions and Answers

What is Netcool Operations Insight? Netcool Operations Insight is a combination of existing IBM products (Netcool/OMNIbus, Netcool/OMNIbus Message Bus Gateway and SmartCloud Analytics – Log Analysis) plus pre-written configurations and customisations for the different components to facilitate the integration and aid usability. What do the Netcool Operations Insight Integrations do? All alerts received by the […]

Netcool/OMNIbus Web GUI Maps

As a staple part of the Netcool/Webtop product, which is now shipped as Netcool/OMNIbus Web GUI, the Map interactive graphical view feature has been around for a long time but a recent customer engagement reminded me how useful it can be when there is a need for a high-level or management style dashboard view. If […]

IBM Tivoli Analytics for Service Performance – Update

A few weeks back I wrote a blog post regarding Tivoli Analytics for Service Performance.  The test system that I set up to analyse data from an ITM Tivoli Data Warehouse implementation has now been running for over a month.  With the initial learning phase completed,  TASP has now started detecting metric anomalies and generating […]

IBM Application Performance Diagnostics Lite: The Basics

IBM recently released the IBM Application Performance Diagnostics (APD)  Lite product, but what is it? What does it do? How can it help you? The product homepage can be found here and contains a product demonstration video as well as a download  area for the software and associated documentation. So what does IBM say it actually is? […]