HP has released a new tool called the HP Virtualization Performance Viewer (vPV). The tool is capable of detecting, diagnosing and trouleshooting issues in virtualized environments. The Virtualization Performance Viewer is offered in a free edition which is limited and a Licensed version providing full functionality.
vPV supports the hypervisors from VMware and Microsoft and is available as a CentOS-based virtual appliance (VA), which can be deployed using the vSphere client or as a Linux installer on RHEL version 6.x. The free version is also available for Windows Client Operating Systems.
The key features of vPV are:
- Visibility into problems across multiple elements and domains using Treemaps
- Troubleshooting tools and workflows to diagnose problems quickly
- The ability to foresee capacity issues and identify under- and over-utilized systems