AutoPilot® for WebSphere Message Broker

Tracking Message Flows through WebSphere Message Broker and Analyzing its Health and Performance

Real-time Visibility for Problem Resolution 

AutoPilot® provides deep visibility into WebSphere Message Broker and the message flows that pass through it. In conjunction with Autopilot analytics, this solution provides situational analysis for Broker environments. Instead of reacting to individual thresholds, IT specialists can see real-time status within the context of a business view (a situation). This approach can reduce false alarms, automatically detects anomalies and deliver the necessary visibility to rapidly detect, diagnose and resolve problems.

Monitoring WebSphere Message Broker using Nastel AutoPilot

AutoPilot® for WebSphere Message Broker features:

  • Message flow tracking
  • Analytics to proactively diagnose activity
  • Root-cause analysis of underperformance
  • Real-time monitoring

AutoPilot for WebSphere Message Broker monitors:

  • Message Broker's consumption of system resources over time
  • Message Broker metrics
  • Message Broker's performance of key business activities
  • Routing and transformation history
  • Correlate Message Broker performance data with events from other systems


  • Early-warning alerts for Message Broker performance in accordance with policy
  • Tracking and measurement of Message Broker performance through the execution of a business process

The AutoPilot WebSphere Message Broker Expert monitors Message Broker categories: Execution, Threads, Failure, Performance and Broker Accounting.

Specific metrics include:

  • CountOfInvocations
  • MaximumCPUTime
  • MaximumElapsedTime
  • MinimumElapsedTime
  • TotalCPUTime
  • TotalElapsedTime
  • CPUTimeWaitingForInputMessages
  • ElapsedTimeWaitingForInputMessages
  • Number (threads)
  • NumnberOfThreadsInPool
  • TotalNumberOfInputMessages
  • TotalSizeOfInputMessages
  • ExecutionGroupName
  • TotalNumberOfBackouts
  • TotalNumberOfCommits
  • TotalNumberOfErrorsProcesingMessages
  • TotalNumberOfMessagesWithErrors
  • TotalSizeOfInputMessages
  • FailureStats
  • Failure Id
  • Failure Message
  • Failure Source
  • Failure Time
  • Failure Type
  • AverageInterArrivalTime
  • AverageMessageSize
  • MaxMessageSize
  • MessageCount
  • MinimumMessageSize
  • AccountingOrigin
  • BrokerUUID
  • Many more...

Real-time Analytics

AutoPilot using its built-in Complex Event Processing engine, provides comprehensive analysis for WebSphere Message Broker including:

  • Collection history for trending
  • Correlation of WebSphere Message Broker performance data with events from other sources, including: Java, .NET, WMQ, WESB, DataPower, CICS, TIBCO, Solace and home-grown systems
  • Routing and transformation history
  • User-specified business policy

Nastel's AutoPilot for IBM WebSphere Message Broker provides users with a real-time, end-to-end view of activities as they flow to and from Message Broker and other sources such as Java, WMQ. This delivers greater visibility, proactive alerting and improved performance. The benefit of this will be a reduction in the frequency and duration of outages.