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Veeam Performance Top (Bottom) N Report

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The Veeam Performance Top (Bottom) N Report aggregates historical performance data and shows top or bottom N infrastructure objects, performance counter instances, or both, for a specific rule. This report extends the functionality of the Microsoft Performance Top Instances and Performance Top Objects reports available in the Microsoft Generic Report Library. The following table provides a feature comparison for Microsoft and Veeam reports.

Report Feature

Microsoft

Veeam

Grouping options

Objects
- OR -
Performance counter instances

Objects
- OR -
Performance counter instances
- OR -
Objects and Performance counter instances

Scope selection

Objects
- OR -
Performance counter instances

Objects
- OR -
Performance counter instances
- OR -
Objects and Performance counter instances

Sorting by aggregate functions

Avg

Avg, Min, Max,Sum

Data aggregation type

Daily

Daily, Hourly

Interactive chart and table

Yes

Yes

A detailed description of advanced Veeam Performance Top (Bottom) N Report features is provided below.

Grouping Options

The Veeam Performance Top (Bottom) N Report allows you to group report statistics by the following criteria: objects, performance counter instances, objects and performance counter instances.

Scope Selection

The Veeam Performance Top (Bottom) N Report allows you to include in the report scope any objects from the managed environment. In case there are several performance counter instances, you can choose to build the report for selected instances or use all of them.

Sorting by Aggregate Functions

The Veeam Performance Top (Bottom) N Report allows you to sort results on the report chart and in the table by the following aggregate functions: average, maximum, minimum or summation.

Data Aggregation Level

The Veeam Performance Top (Bottom) N Report offers two aggregation levels: daily for intervals longer than or equal to 25 hours or hourly for intervals shorter than 25 hours.

Interactive Chart and Table

To obtain a detailed performance statistics for specific objects and performance counter instances, you can drill down to the Veeam Performance Details Report directly from the report page.

noteNote

Navigation to the Veeam Performance Details Report is not supported if the Group by parameter is set to Counter instance.

Sample Usage

This section provides step-by-step instructions that will help you understand how to create the Veeam Performance Top (Bottom) N Report. Consider the following example:

To maintain a successful database environment, you need to keep an eye on free space within the databases. Particularly, you need to regularly check what databases are running low on space.

The Veeam Performance Top (Bottom) N Report can help you analyze the amount of free space left within databases. The following example explains how to create a report showing 10 databases with the least amount of free space.

noteNote

To follow the usage instructions, you must have the SQL Server Monitoring Management Pack installed.

To create the report, follow these steps:

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