Managing Your Public Cloud

Managing Your Public Cloud


When you create your connections through the Public Cloud connection wizard, data collectionClosedData collection is the process of discovering and collecting configuration and workload data from cloud or virtualized environments. Data collection is usually scheduled to run once nightly. Data collection may also be referred to as an audit. is configured and scheduled to run, nightly, followed by analysisClosedCollected data is analyzed using Densify's patented analytics and results are loaded into the reporting database for viewing through various reports, consoles, dashboards, user interfaces. of the collected data and a refresh of the reporting databaseClosedWhen the Densify scheduled analyses are completed, specific analysis data is loaded into a reporting database. The reporting database is updated nightly on a predefined schedule and forms the basis of the Densify Console., on which theDensify Console is built.

If you are performing transformation scenarios, additional configuration is required. Contact your Cloud Advisor to perform the necessary setup.

Using the Guest Filter

You can use the this filter to include or exclude systems that are hosted in the public cloud. See Using the Guest Filter for details.

Using the Recommendation Filter

You can use the this filter to include or exclude systems based on right-sizing recommendations. See Using the Recommendation Filter Menu for details.

Viewing and Addressing Guest Sizing Recommendations

To view and address guest sizing recommendations, see the following reports:

Other reports currently do not include guests within your public cloud.

Routing and Reserving Demand

Systems in the public cloud are modeled as external hosting venues. Like any hosting venue, you can route and reserve demand to your cloud platforms using the Route and Reserve Demand page. For details, see Routing and Reserving Demand.

Transforming to Cloud

Densify's cloud migration analytics solution enables you to choose the most optimal hosting environment for each application. For more information, see Transforming to Cloud.

Optimizing Your Cloud Costs

You can review and optimize your cloud costs using the AWS public cloud detailed billing report (DBR). Collection of billing data must be enabled separately. If the feature has been licensed, you must create and configure this report to be stored in an S3 bucket and must configure the account to be accessible to Densify. For details of view the report, see Viewing Your Public Cloud Billing Reports.