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Differences OVPM 9.0 , Reporter 3.90, and OVPI

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Differences OVPM 9.0 , Reporter 3.90, and OVPI

We have 3 component of report and I'm wondering what is the differences of this  report

Basically we have OVOA 8.60 and OVPA .5.x running in the nodes

a. Can you enlightenme what is the differences  OVPM 9.0 , Reporter 3.90, and OVPI ?

b, How this report collecting data in the agent ? what is flow ?

 

Please advise

 

 

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Re: Differences OVPM 9.0 , Reporter 3.90, and OVPI

Hi,

When you look for comparison, there are many factors you may consider I will start with the below factors:

 

1- Agent Type (data source)

2- Collection method(s)

3- Data storing, Summarizing.

4- Report Access and functionality

5- Customization options.

 

HP Reporter.

(1) It only System Resource data collected by Either EPC (coda) or OVPA

(2) Data is collected for defferent metrics (based on the installed reports) from the agent daily at mid-night (customizable option)

(3) Data is stored as row in Reporter Database.

(4) Reports are generated daily at 2:00 am and stored in HTML web pages, users can access this offline generated copy.

(5) Reports are provided with SPI as is, for modification and customization it requires Crystal Report application (seperate license required, I consider it complacated compaire to OVPI Report Builder)

 

I will continue tomorrow comparing the remaing applications.

 

Regards,

Mahmoud Ibrahim

http://www.mahmoudthoughts.com

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    Re: Differences OVPM 9.0 , Reporter 3.90, and OVPI

    Hi again,

     

    HP Performance Manager.

    (1) Data collection only happens when user request graph plotting.

    (2) Data is collected from Data source stored in hosted by either EPC (coda) or OVPA

    (3) No data storing.

    (4) Graphs are accessable by HP PM web console.

    (5) Graphs can be created or customized by PM web console.

     

    HP Performance Insight

    (1) Data can be collected from diffrent sources (text file, SNMP, EPC/OVPA or database)

    (2) Polling policies and schedule tasks maintained by each Report Pack (customizable also)

    (3) Data is store in a dedicate database (Sybase or Oracle), full summarization options availble (Hourly, Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly and Yearly).

    (4) PI reports are always contain the latest data stored and summarized on the PI databases.

    Reports are accessable by (Installable app) GUI, or Web Interface

    (5) Data collection and Reports are highly customizable

     

    I have tried to summarize it into points, I hope it will be useful.

     

    Regards,

    Mahmoud Ibrahim

    http://www.mahmoudthoughts.com

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    Re: Differences OVPM 9.0 , Reporter 3.90, and OVPI

    Thanks again Mahmoud  for the prompt respond

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    Re: Differences OVPM 9.0 , Reporter 3.90, and OVPI

    Hi,

    You welcome, If you need more clarification.Direct questions will make it easier to explain.

     

    Regards,

    Mahmoud Ibrahim

    http://www.mahmoudthoughts.com

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    Re: Differences OVPM 9.0 , Reporter 3.90, and OVPI

    It only System Resource data collected by Either EPC (coda) or OVPA. Data is is stored as row in Reporter Database.collected for defferent metrics (based on the installed reports) from the agent daily at mid-night (customizable option)

     

    Thanks,

    Lisa
    (Sky Support Manager)