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Oct 20, 2009 at 06:37 AM

Can solution manager fulfill these criteria??


Dear Expert:

Here are our requirements for our company to enhancement the IT structure & capacity.

Can Solution manager fulfill the Criteria below?

What feature can match which criteria?

Or if solution manager not enough to fulfill all criterias~

What else NW module do I need to add-on?

Can any one give me some suggestion and give me some links or documents for more understanding?



I. Functional Criteria

1. UI / Console

1.1 Centralized administration console

1.2 Topology View: aggregated interactions of all listed services.

1.3 Statistics View: A table view of the raw data collected by the monitoring agents at each interception point

1.4 View of Content: Shows content of a SOAP message

1.5 Drill-down from E2E process to service-> operation

1.6 Other additional feature

2. Tracking

2.1 Capability of providing service details

2.1.1 log monitor capability -- message count, response time, message size, fault count, provider, consumer ID, IP..

2.2 Component Support

2.2.1 Sequence Diagram: Shows exact sequence of service/component level

2.2.2 Drill-down directly into performance metric at the component level

2.3 Operation Monitor

2.3.1 Performance & Availability

2.3.2 Drill down into detail

2.3.3 Sort-able, printable, exportable information

2.3.4 Allow action to be taken based on collected result

2.4 Reporting

2.4.1 Analysis Report (ex. summary by service/operation, statistic report..)

2.4.2 Historical Reporting

2.5 Runtime Governance

2.5.1 Meeting Agreements on Responsiveness, Availability & Throughput (SLA)

2.5.2 Violation reporting

2.5.3 Service load balance

2.5.4 Message Flow Per Transaction

2.5.5 Drill into Transaction Content & Context

2.6 Trouble Shooting

2.6.1 Drill down to the call profiles for key instances includes details on SOAP faults and SOAP payloads captured on failures.

2.6.2 Provide throughput and error metrics for different adapters

2.7 Additional features


3.1 Event Processing

3.1.1 The ability to monitor in the application infrastructure and to externally detect events that are of potential interest

3.1.2 The ability to filter events, discarding the irrelevant; computes sums, averages and other aggregate functions and uses rules to look for relationships among the events

3.2 Business Activity Monitoring

3.2.1 Analytics: Classic business intelligence analytics that enable the organization of event data into structures that can be consolidated, pivoted, mined and more

3.2.2 Distribution Options: Conveying the analytics via a variety of technology, including e-mail, pager, browser and mobile device

3.2.3 Display Options: Personalizing the display so that the information is organized in a manner that makes the most sense to the user

3.2.4 The ability to support root cause analysis and operations

3.3 Additional features

4. Service Discovery

4.1 Discover services from UDDI version -3 compliant server.

4.2 Discover J2EE services (EJB, JMS) from J2EE server

4.3 Discover other java interface exposed by opensource such as Axis, Spring

4.4 Discover .NetRemote exposed by .Net framework.

4.5 Additional features.

5. Policy Configuration

5.1 Policy Based on standards (WS-Policy, WS-Security Policy, WS-Policy Attachment)

5.2 Policy can be extended by user

5.3 Configure and receive alerts for specific policy failures

5.4 View information related to policy enforcement

5.5 Additional features

6. Agent/Platform Compatibility

6.1 Client-side Agent (ex. .NET, Oracle WebLogic..)

6.2 DBMS

6.3 Package

6.4 Service Buses & BPM

6.5 Register and Repository

5.5 Additional features

7. Ability to expose availability and performance metadata

II. Non-Function Criteria

8. Monitor Tool Performance/overhead

8.1 CPU, Memory, XML high volumeu2026.

8.2 Other performance advantages / overhead

9 Support Model-- Customer satisfaction with vendor support

9.1 On-site maintenance is preferred

9.2 Additional support