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Bar Chart

Use case

The Bar Chart widget is useful when:

  • Comparing non-time series metrics across multiple instances

Examples

Available disk space

In this example, the available disk space for selected Linux servers is represented by the blue bars in the graph.

Configuration

When creating or editing a widget, a drawer that shows the widget's configuration options slides out from the right. Each configurable option is described in the following table.

Field

Description

Widget name                                            

Name of the widget as it appears on the dashboard.

This field shows the default name of the widget. Select the pen icon to rename the widget. 

Metrics

Add the metrics that you want to be visualized in the bar chart.

Additional Metric Filters

You can also use the filters to fine-tune your search results.

Values:

  • By tags

  • By option string

Instances

Filter instances by the following: 

  • No filter

  • Tags

  • Group

  • Name 

The metrics of the selected instances will be visualized in the bar chart.

Time Range

Shows the metric levels of selected instances based on the selected time range. 

Values:

  • Latest value

  • Last hour

  • Last 15 minutes

  • Last 6 hours

  • Last 12 hours

  • Last 24 hours

  • Last week

  • Last month

  • Last year

Formatting

Select which detail you want to hide from the chart.

Values:

  • Hide Server Name

  • Hide Units

  • Hide Server FQDN

  • Hide Metric Type

  • Hide Option Name

  • Float Legend Right

Orientation

Select the orientation of the bar graph.

Values:

  • Rows

  • Columns

Limit visible items by performance

Enabling the option allows you to set a limit to the number of items displayed in the bar chart.

Number of items to display

The number of items displayed in the bar chart.

Sort Items

Sort by:

  • Display highest first

  • Display lowest first

Aggregate metrics and Metric calculation

Select if you want to display the metric data aggregated over the selected time range. Aggregated data can be calculated based on the following values:

Values:

  • Average (default)

  • Min

  • Max

  • Sum

Note: The Metric calculation option only appears if the Aggregate metric checkbox is selected.

Dashboard Scoping Adherence

Enabling this option will allow you to bypass Dashboard-level scoping.

Bar Chart

Use case

The Bar Chart widget is useful when:

  • Comparing non-time series metrics across multiple instances

Examples

Available disk space

In this example, the available disk space for selected Linux servers is represented by the blue bars in the graph.

Configuration

When creating or editing a widget, a drawer that shows the widget's configuration options slides out from the right. Each configurable option is described in the following table.

Field

Description

Widget name                                            

Name of the widget as it appears on the dashboard.

This field shows the default name of the widget. Select the pen icon to rename the widget. 

Metrics

Add the metrics that you want to be visualized in the bar chart.

Additional Metric Filters

You can also use the filters to fine-tune your search results.

Values:

  • By tags

  • By option string

Instances

Filter instances by the following: 

  • No filter

  • Tags

  • Group

  • Name 

The metrics of the selected instances will be visualized in the bar chart.

Time Range

Shows the metric levels of selected instances based on the selected time range. 

Values:

  • Latest value

  • Last hour

  • Last 15 minutes

  • Last 6 hours

  • Last 12 hours

  • Last 24 hours

  • Last week

  • Last month

  • Last year

Formatting

Select which detail you want to hide from the chart.

Values:

  • Hide Server Name

  • Hide Units

  • Hide Server FQDN

  • Hide Metric Type

  • Hide Option Name

  • Float Legend Right

Orientation

Select the orientation of the bar graph.

Values:

  • Rows

  • Columns

Limit visible items by performance

Enabling the option allows you to set a limit to the number of items displayed in the bar chart.

Number of items to display

The number of items displayed in the bar chart.

Sort Items

Sort by:

  • Display highest first

  • Display lowest first

Aggregate metrics and Metric calculation

Select if you want to display the metric data aggregated over the selected time range. Aggregated data can be calculated based on the following values:

Values:

  • Average (default)

  • Min

  • Max

  • Sum

Note: The Metric calculation option only appears if the Aggregate metric checkbox is selected.

Dashboard Scoping Adherence

Enabling this option will allow you to bypass Dashboard-level scoping.