Widgets are used to This page provides an overview of Dash Studio widgets in AppDynamics.
Widgets create a visual representation of your data in the dashboards.
Cards are small containers for placing the widgets. It basically has Cards have a title, border, and sometimes a footer and/or actions related to the specific context of the Card. These containers have text labels that let you understand let you understand information clearly. They can be renamed or deleted as per your requirement at requirement at any instant.
Global Time Range
The global time range selector option available on On the top right, lets you set the Global Time Range Selector option allows you to set a time range for the dashboard. This can be for the last 5 minutes, hours, weeks, or even months.
Widget Time Ranges
Widgets can be compared across different time ranges , by setting a time range that is distinct from the global time range. This lets you set the time range for a single widget independent of other widgets. You can do this by following the steps given below:
Following are the The following widget types are available in the Dash Studio.
A Label Widget is a simple text string that enables you to add text on the dashboard canvas.
Time Series Chart
A Time Series chart is a two-dimensional time-based series of data points connected by a line. There can be multiple lines on one chart. These are similar to a scatter plot except that the measurement points are ordered (typically by their x-axis value) and joined with line segments, which are either straight or curved.
A Metric Number chart basically highlights a single value/KPI . It is typically and is typically created by:
The value display shows display shows the following:
If you are concerned with the trend of a value over time, these charts can be enriched with contextual information that enables you to interpret the present value or the change in value over a time period, since many are concerned with the trend of a value over time. They are not just used to display number but can also be used to display text. These charts can display numbers and text, such as the date and time of an incident.
You can also display the metric value or a combination of these values in various ways like , such as selecting a single metric:
The metric number helps you in understanding understand the value of a metric value at the current point in time and also the pattern the pattern of the value of the metric over any time interval.
Health widget provides different visualizations of the A Health Widget provides different visualizations of the health information of one or more entities for entities for a specified time range. This widget lets you create and view health information of one or more entities at a time for Applications, Business Transactions, Tiers, Nodes, and Health Rules. By default, Health widget the Health widget displays health information as a ratio pie. The ratio pie visualization provides an additional option of displaying a metric value at the center of the donut pie.
You can change the visual appearance of the Health widget by selecting options available in the Visualization section under Widget Properties panel on the right.
The widget can be displayed on the dashboard as a:
This panel A Data Panel lets you select the data type whose health information is to be displayed on the Health widget.
Consider an example where you want to know the health status of the ECommerce application. You can follow the steps below:
The Image widget lets you add any images to a new dashboard.
You can upload the images using the options shown in the below image:
Pie charts display single consolidated values for a series of metrics for a given time range as a pie visualization. The Widget Properties panel available on the right of the dashboard editor, provides a list of visualization properties to configure the Pie widget. These properties include options to set the visibility of the data labels, format of the data labels, format of the data values, visibility of the legend, position of the legend, visibility of the center value, format of the center value, and so on.
Select any of the following options under Widget Properties panel to modify the visual appearance of the Pie widget: