Generate Usage Reports

This section describes how to generate reports to help monitor and manage the usage of Performance Center resources.

Usage reports overview

The following reports are available in Performance Center:

Report Description
Reports Page

Displays a top level overview of concurrent and total resource usage for all selected projects.

Resource Summary Report

Displays aggregated data regarding the way projects used the various resources of the system.

Resource by User Report

Displays details about resource usage by user.

Resource by Project Report

Displays details about resource usage by project.

Concurrency Report

Displays concurrent resource usage by date.

Project Limit vs. Actual Use Report

Displays concurrent resource usage per project and whether resources are used within the licensing limits.

Protocol Granularity Report

Displays the Vuser script's protocol usage.

Host Activity Utilization Report

Displays host usage by test runs.

Timeslot Usage Report

Displays usage of resources associated with a timeslot.

VUDs Overall Usage Report

Displays VUDs license usage for all projects.

VUDs Usage Details Report

Displays information about VUD usage per day for each project.

Cloud High Level Report

Displays provisioned hosts and consumed credits per project over time.

Cloud Credits by Type Report

Displays the number of consumed cloud credits by location, template, instance, or machine image.

Cloud Utilization Report

Displays the in-use time versus idle time for cloud hosts. This allows you to see if you are effectively using your cloud resources.

Cloud Operations Report

Displays the individual provision and terminate operations on your cloud hosts.

Note: When enabling scripts with NV Insights, the total number of charged Vusers is less than it appears in the report. Each script consumes two additional Vusers (free of charge).

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Generate usage reports

This task describes how to view the reports and how to set their filter criteria. The filter criteria defines which projects are to be included in the reports and over which time frame to display results.

  1. Select a report

    • Performance Center Administration: In Performance Center Administration, click Reports, and select a report from the drop-down list.
    • From My Performance Center: On the My Performance Center navigation bar, click Reports, expand the Reports list, and select a report.

    For a description of each report's user interface elements, see the specific report.

  2. Select the time range for the report

    From Performance Center Administration: On the upper right corner, click Filter and select a time range.

    From My Performance Center: On the left pane, click (in the time range area) and select a time range.

  3. Select the projects to include in the report (Performance Center Administration only)

    On the upper right corner, click Filter, select a project, and then click Apply.

    The filter display area shows the selected time range and the number of projects included in the report.

    Note: You must select at least one project to generate a report.

  4. Select the cloud accounts for the report (Cloud Reports only)

    From Performance Center Administration: On the upper right corner, click Filter, then click Cloud Account and select cloud accounts for the report.

    From My Performance Center: On the upper right corner, click Accounts and select cloud accounts for the report.

  5. View the report

    When viewing graphs, you can:
    • Show/Hide: To show or hide an element on the graph, click the element name in the legend.
    • Zoom in/Zoom out: To zoom in on a portion of a bar or line graph, place the mouse on the graph, hold the left mouse button down, and drag across the area of interest. Use Reset Zoom to go back to the previous view.
    When viewing grids, you can: Sort order. You can sort a grid according to the values of any column. The arrow in the heading displays whether the column is sorted in ascending or descending order. Click the column heading to reverse the order.
  6. Export the report to PDF

    From Performance Center Administration: Click Filter and select the projects you want to include in the report and over which time frame to display results. Click Apply, and then click Export to PDF in the Administration toolbar to generate the report.

    From My Performance Center: Click Create PDF Report in the My Performance Center toolbar to generate the report.

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Usage reports user interface

For user interface information on Performance Center usage reports, see the specific report listed below.

Caution: When viewing the Usage reports in a resolution of 1024x768, to see all user interface controls, collapse the ALM modules and/or the reports selection tree.

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