Troubleshooting Liquidware Labs vCops Adapter

In the Stratusphere 5.2 release we announced a new Stratusphere Adapter technology, which is an integration plug-in that feeds critical desktop end-user metrics into VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vCops).

Here we will look at some general troubleshooting techniques for situations where you have installed and configured the Stratusphere vCops adapter but you are not seeing the expected metric data. Continue reading

The Well Managed Workspace, and the Importance of STATE.

The Well Managed Workspace, and the Importance of STATE.

 I was asked to contribute to a number of the industries PREDICTIONS for 2013 – and this year, for the first time in a long time, I politely declined – citing my need to give this whole market and the explosion of technologies a bit more thought.

Ten days late or so, there are a number of significant trends and some new thoughts that have formed in my mind in speaking with alliances, partners, and customers around the world over the past 20 years. Continue reading

10 Cool Things about the New Stratusphere Preview Inspectors – Part I

10 Cool Things about the New Stratusphere Preview Inspectors

With the Stratusphere 5.2.1 release Liquidware Labs is introducing a preview of new Data Analyzing technology which we are very excited.

This new Tab in Stratusphere provides a Preview of new technology being developed, which provide faster and more flexible methods to view and analyze your data. Included are purpose built views, drill downs and optimized queries for data selection.  It is the intention of the new technology preview to enhance your ability to better understand future Stratusphere direction and how it relates to your environment and use cases Continue reading

10 Cool Things about the New Stratusphere Preview Inspectors – Part II

6.     Metric Specific Application Popups  

One of my favorites features of the Preview Inspectors are the Metric Specific Application Popups.  This provides the ability to drill deeper into the applications running for a specific user concerning a specific metric. If a metric has Application Popups available you will see a ‘Pop Out Apps’ tooltip.

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