Analytics

Overview

The Morpheus Analytics engine gives administrators the tools to break down costs and usage, then filter the results by relevant delineations including Groups, Clouds, Tenants or even tag values. Analytics dashboards can be organized into three primary categories based on their measurement intentions: costing, utilization, and workloads. Each dashboard type is discussed in further detail below.

Costing: Cloud Costing

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The Cloud Costing dashboard breaks down total costs by cloud type, cloud region, and individual cloud. This includes reporting the total number of clouds that meet your filters, the month-to-date running total, the projected monthly spend, among other useful metrics.

Filters

Filter the Clouds pulled into the dashboard by one or more of the following fields:

  • Cloud (all matched by search)
  • Group
  • Cloud (selected from dropdown)
  • Tenant
  • Tag (Key)
  • Value (tag value)

Data Displayed

The following aggregate totals are compiled for all Clouds that meet set filters:

  • CLOUDS: The total number of Clouds that meet set filters
  • MONTH TO DATE: The total spend in the current month for all Clouds meeting dashboard filters
  • PROJECTED: The projected total spend for the current month for all Clouds meeting dashboard filters
  • CLOUD TYPES: The number of distinct cloud types that meet the dashboard filters, such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, VMware, or any other Morpheus-supported Cloud types
  • REGIONS: The total number of regions represented by Clouds meeting the dashboard filters

In addition to the totals described above, graphs visualize the percentage of these totals accounted for by specific Clouds, Cloud types, and Cloud regions.

Cloud List

Each Cloud that meets set filters is listed at the bottom of the dashboard, the following data points are revealed for each individual Cloud:

  • TYPE: The Cloud type, such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, VMware, or any other Morpheus-supported Cloud type
  • NAME: The name given to the Cloud in Morpheus at the time of integration
  • LOCATION: The Cloud location (if available)
  • REGION: The Cloud region (if available)
  • MONTH TO DATE: The current month-to-date spend for the individual Cloud listed
  • PROJECTED TOTAL: The projected total spend for the current month for the individual Cloud listed

Costing: Group Costing

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The Group Costing dashboard aggregates cost totals for all Groups that meet filters set on the dashboard. This allows administrators to sort Groups by their total costs and anticipate monthly total costs by Group.

Filters

Filter the Groups pulled into the dashboard by one or more of the following fields:

  • Group (all matched by search)
  • Group (selected from dropdown)
  • Cloud
  • Tenant

Data Displayed

The following aggregate totals are compiled for all Groups that meet set filters:

  • GROUPS: The total number of Groups that meet set filters
  • MONTH TO DATE: The total spend in the current month for all Groups meeting dashboard filters
  • PROJECTED: The projected total spend for the current month for all Groups meeting dashboard filters

Group List

Each Group that meets set filters is listed at the bottom of the dashboard, the following data points are revealed for each individual Group:

  • NAME: The name given to the Group in Morpheus at the time of creation
  • LOCATION: The Group location (if available)
  • DATACENTER: The Group datacenter (if available)
  • MONTH TO DATE: The current month-to-date spend for the individual Group listed
  • PROJECTED TOTAL: The projected total spend for the current month for the individual Group listed

Costing: Tenant Costing

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The Tenant Costing dashboard aggregates costing totals across all Tenants that meet the filters set on the dashboard. This information helps administrators track the current spend of each Tenant for the current monthly period. It also helps identify the costliest Tenants and to anticipate month-end costs for each individual Tenant.

Filters

Filter the Tenants pulled into the dashboard by one or more of the following fields:

  • Tenant (all matched by search)
  • Cloud
  • Tenant (selected from dropdown)

Data Displayed

The following aggregate totals are compiled for all Tenants that meet set filters:

  • TENANTS: The total number of Tenants that meet set filters
  • MONTH TO DATE: The total spend in the current month for all Tenants meeting dashboard filters
  • PROJECTED: The projected total spend for the current month for all Tenants meeting dashboard filters
  • LAST MONTH: The total spend in the prior month for all Tenants meeting dashboard filters

Tenant List

Each Tenant that meets set filters is listed at the bottom of the dashboard, the following data points are revealed for each individual Tenant:

  • NAME: The name given to the Tenant in Morpheus at the time of creation
  • DESCRIPTION: The Tenant description (if available)
  • MONTH TO DATE: The current month-to-date spend for the individual Tenant listed
  • PROJECTED TOTAL: The projected total spend for the current month for the individual Tenant listed

Costing: User Costing

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The User Costing dashboard allows administrators to analyze costs for a group of Users that meet specific filters. Once the group is selected, total costs by User for the current month and projected totals are displayed. Administrators can identify their costliest Users and anticipate the total cost by User for budgeting purposes.

Filters

Filter the Groups pulled into the dashboard by one or more of the following fields:

  • User (all matched by search)
  • Group
  • Cloud
  • Period (Current month, last three months, last six months, or last 12 months)
  • Tenant

Data Displayed

The following aggregate totals are compiled for all Users that meet set filters:

  • USERS: The total number of Users that meet set filters
  • MONTH TO DATE: The total spend in the current month for all Users meeting dashboard filters
  • PROJECTED: The projected total spend for the current month for all Users meeting dashboard filters

User List

Each User that meets set filters is listed at the bottom of the dashboard, the following data points are revealed for each individual User:

  • USERNAME: The username given to the User in Morpheus at the time of creation
  • MONTH TO DATE: The current month-to-date spend for the individual User listed
  • PROJECTED TOTAL: The projected total spend for the current month for the individual User listed

Costing: Workload Costing

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The Workload Costing dashboard allows administrators to look at all or a subset of Morpheus-managed workloads to analyze their cost impact. Filters can be set to isolate a specific group of workloads and cost breakdowns are shown. Graphs are generated to reveal cost breakdowns of individual workloads or certain groups of workloads.

Filters

Filter the workloads pulled into the dashboard by one or more of the following fields:

  • Workload name (all matched by search)
  • Group
  • Cloud
  • Tenant
  • Tag (Key). This is a required field and the top key in the list will be pre-selected by default
  • Value (tag value)

Data Displayed

The following aggregate totals are compiled for all workloads that meet set filters:

  • WORKLOADS: The total number of workloads that meet set filters
  • MONTH TO DATE: The total spend in the current month for all workloads meeting dashboard filters
  • PROJECTED: The projected total spend for the current month for all workloads meeting dashboard filters
  • TYPES: The total number of workload types represented among workloads meeting set filters
  • SIZES: The total number of unique workload sizes represented among workloads meeting set filters

Costing: Budget Analysis

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The Budget Analysis dashboard allows administrators to filter and view budgets in one place in order to keep track of progress against budget over time. Budgets in Morpheus (Operations > Budgets) are tied to a specific scope (Account, Tenant, Cloud, Group, or User) and budgets of the same scope are viewed together in this dashboard. A scope filter must be set in order for data to be populated into the dashboard. Once a scope is selected, the search bar can be utilized to return only budgets within the selected scope whose “Name” meets the search terms.

Filters

Filter the budgets pulled into the dashboard by one or more of the following fields:

  • Budget name (all matched by search)
  • Scope (This is a required field, data is not populated into the dashboard until a scope is specified)

Data Displayed

The following aggregate totals are compiled for all budgets that meet set filters:

  • BUDGETS: The total number of budgets that meet set filters
  • MONTH TO DATE: The total spend in the current month against the selected budgets
  • BUDGETS TO DATE: The total amount budgeted to date among budgets selected by the dashboard filters (from the start of the year to the end of the current interval)
  • TO BUDGET: The difference between the COST TO DATE and BUDGETS TO DATE value, should be close to $0 if the costs are appropriately tracking against the budgeted amounts

Budget List

Each budget with its own graph and breakdown is displayed going down the page. The format of the information presented depends on the interval that the specific budget is configured for.

Costing: Tag Costing

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The Tag Analysis dashboard creates groups of workloads based on the presence of specific tags and meeting other filters. This workload group can be analyzed for total cost and projected costs.

Filters

Filter the workloads pulled into the dashboard by one or more of the following fields:

  • Tag key (all matched by search)
  • Metric (apply to see the top tag values by workload count, price, memory, storage, or CPU cores)
  • Group
  • Cloud
  • Tenant
  • Tag (Key)

Data Displayed

The following aggregate totals (by tag) are compiled for workloads that meet set filters:

  • TAGS: The total number of unique tag keys for workloads meeting dashboard filters
  • MONTH TO DATE: The total spend in the current month for selected workloads
  • PROJECTED: The total projected current-month spend for selected workloads

Tags List

A list of each tag (key) represented on selected workloads is displayed in a list below the dashboard graphs. We also see the total number of workloads associated with the tag, the total memory, total storage, total CPU cores, and total price. If we click the “MORE” link at the end of each row, we can see a list of all tag values associated with the key.

Utilization: Utilization vs Cost

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The Utilization vs Cost dashboard is designed to reveal workloads which are underutilized (expensive and seldom-used) and which are very cost-efficient (inexpensive and frequently-used). Administrators can filter the workloads considered by the dashboard through the use of filters and potentially identify areas of cost savings by decommissioning seldom-used machines.

Filters

Filter the workloads pulled into the dashboard by one or more of the following fields:

  • Workload name (all matching search terms)
  • Time period (Current, one-day average, one-week average, one-month average, three-month average, six-month average, or one-year average)
  • Type (virtual machines, hosts, or bare metal)
  • Tenant
  • Tag (Key)
  • Value (Tag value)

Data Displayed

The following aggregate totals are compiled for workloads that meet set filters:

  • COUNT: The total number of workloads that meet dashboard filters
  • CLOUD COUNT: The total number of Clouds represented by the selected workloads
  • MONTH TO DATE: The total spend in the current month for selected workloads
  • PROJECTED: The total projected current-month spend for selected workloads
  • AVERAGE UTILIZATION: The computed average utilization figure for all workloads selected by dashboard filters

Utilization List

In addition to the totals and graph displayed, two workload lists are given showing the least utilized workloads by cost (lowest utilization per cost dollar) and the least utilized workloads overall (lowest utilization overall). These workloads are listed with links to the Instance or server detail pages, along with other details related to price and resource utilization.

Workloads: Instance Type Usage

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The Instance Type Usage dashboard organizes workloads meeting dashboard filters by their Instance type. In additional to counts, administrators can view resource consumption and cost figures by Instance type groupings as well.

Filters

Filter the workloads pulled into the dashboard by one or more of the following fields:

  • Instance type name (all matching search terms, Morpheus-default Instance types are not included when using the search filter)
  • Metric (apply to see the top Instance types by workload count, price, memory, storage, or CPU cores)
  • Group
  • Cloud
  • Tenant
  • Tag (Key)
  • Value (Tag value)

Data Displayed

The following aggregate totals are compiled for workloads that meet set filters:

  • TYPES: The total number of Instance types represented among workloads meeting the dashboard filters
  • INSTANCES: The total number of Instances represented in the data
  • MONTH TO DATE: The total spend in the current month for selected workloads
  • PROJECTED: The total projected current-month spend for selected workloads
  • MEMORY: The total memory allotted to selected workloads
  • STORAGE: The total storage allotted to selected workloads

Instance Type Usage List

Each Instance type represented in the dashboard is listed below the graph. For each Instance type shown, we see the number of Groups the Instance type is represented in, the number of Clouds the Instance type has been provisioned into, and the total amount of memory allotted to workloads of each Instance type.

Workloads: Instance Usage

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The Instance Usage dashboard shows Instance counts, resource utilization, and cost breakdowns by Cloud. Administrators can set filters to limit the workloads that are considered for dashboard analysis and then see the results given by Cloud groupings.

Filters

Filter the workloads pulled into the dashboard by one or more of the following fields:

  • Instance name (all matching search terms)
  • Metric (apply to see the top Clouds by workload count, price, memory, storage, or CPU cores)
  • Group
  • Cloud
  • Tenant
  • Tag (Key)
  • Value (Tag value)

Data Displayed

The following aggregate totals are compiled for workloads that meet set filters:

  • CLOUDS: The total number of Clouds represented among workloads meeting the dashboard filters
  • INSTANCES: The total number of Instances represented in the data
  • MONTH TO DATE: The total spend in the current month for selected workloads
  • PROJECTED: The total projected current-month spend for selected workloads
  • MEMORY: The total memory allotted to selected workloads
  • STORAGE: The total storage allotted to selected workloads

Instance Usage List

All Clouds represented in the dashboard are listed here. For each Cloud, we see the total Instance count, total memory allotted, total storage allotted, total CPU cores, and the total price.

Workloads: Blueprint Usage

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The Blueprint Usage dashboard lists all provisioned Apps that meet filters set on the dashboard. Once the desired group of Apps is filtered into the dashboard, administrators will see the total provisioned from each Blueprint, total number of Instances created from the Apps, and costing details.

Filters

Filter the Apps pulled into the dashboard by one or more of the following fields:

  • App name (all matching search terms)
  • Metric (apply to see the top Clouds by workload count, price, memory, storage, or CPU cores)
  • Group
  • Cloud
  • Tenant
  • Tag (Key)
  • Value (Tag value)

Data Displayed

The following aggregate totals are compiled for Apps that meet set filters:

  • TYPES: The total number of App types represented among Apps meeting the dashboard filters
  • APPS: The total number of Apps represented in the dashboard
  • INSTANCES: The total number of Instances contained in all Apps meeting dashboard filters
  • MONTH TO DATE: The total month-to-date spend for all Apps shown in the dashboard
  • MEMORY: The total memory allotted to selected Apps
  • STORAGE: The total storage allotted to selected Apps

Blueprint Usage List

All Blueprints which have a currently-existing App provisioned from them and selected in the dashboard filters are listed here. The name and type of the Blueprint is listed along with the total number of Instances across all provisionings, total Groups, total Clouds, and the total count of all Apps from that Blueprint.

Workloads: Apps Usage

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The Apps Usage dashboard lists all provisioned Apps that meet a set of filters and organizes them by Cloud. Totals for cost and resource usage of all relevant Apps can be viewed with a per-Cloud breakdown.

Filters

Filter the Apps pulled into the dashboard by one or more of the following fields:

  • App name (all matching search terms)
  • Metric (apply to see the top Clouds by workload count, price, memory, storage, or CPU cores)
  • Group
  • Cloud
  • Tenant
  • Tag (Key)
  • Value (Tag value)

Data Displayed

The following aggregate totals are compiled for Apps that meet set filters:

  • CLOUDS: The total number of Clouds represented among Apps meeting the dashboard filters
  • APPS: The total number of Apps represented in the dashboard
  • INSTANCES: The total number of Instances contained in all Apps meeting dashboard filters
  • TOTAL COST: The total cost of all selected Apps
  • MEMORY: The total memory allotted to selected Apps
  • STORAGE: The total storage allotted to selected Apps

Instance Usage List

All Clouds with a currently-provisioned App which is selected in the dashboard filters are listed here. The name of the Cloud is listed along with its App count, the total memory, total storage, total CPU cores and price of the Apps provisioned in that Cloud are also listed.