10.4.5. Trend Reports

Trend reports highlight trends in system utilization and availability. This is useful for planning purchase requests for capacity expansion and identifying problems and bottlenecks in the system. The following trend reports are available.

10.4.5.1. Five Least Utilized Hosts (Over Time)

The Five Least Utilized Hosts (Over Time) report shows the weighted average daily peak load, in terms of CPU and memory usage, for the five hosts with the lowest load factor for a given period of time. The following parameters must be provided to run this report:

Table 10.15. Five Least Utilized Hosts (Over Time) Parameters

Parameter Description
Data Center The list of options for the Cluster parameter includes only clusters in the selected data center. The options list shows only data centers that contain clusters.
Cluster The report includes only hosts in the selected cluster. The options list shows only clusters in the selected data center. If All is selected, the report includes all hosts in the selected data center.
Host Type The report includes only hosts of the selected type. The options list shows only host types present in the selected data center and cluster. If All is selected, the report includes all host types.
Period Range The report is for the period range selected. Monthly reports cover a single month. Quarterly reports cover a three-month quarter, beginning on the month specified in the Dates parameter.
Dates The report covers the selected period range, beginning on this date. For a Monthly period range, the selected month is used. For a Quarterly period range, the quarter is determined as beginning on the selected month.