IBM DataPower

Nastel’s® AutoPilot® for IBM DataPower


– DataPower’s consumption of system resources over time

– DataPower metrics

– DataPower’s performance of key business activities

Monitor the Business Performance of IBM DataPower SOA Appliances

In today’s service oriented architecture (SOA) world, appliances like IBM DataPower are used for intelligent routing of content and data transformation necessary for service interoperability.

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A single point of control over infrastructure, both off-the-shelf and home-grown
Early-warning alerts for DataPower performance in accordance with policy
Measurement of how DataPower performance impacts movement through the execution of a business process

The AutoPilot for DataPower Monitoring Expert monitors all DataPower appliance metrics using Web Services or SNMP.

These metrics include:

Appliance statistics
Active users
Document caching
Load balancer
Free memory
Hold memory
Required memory
Total memory
Used memory
Service Status
Stylesheet caching
XML Name status
Operational state
Configuration files
Connections accepted
Ethernet interface status
TCP Connection status
HTTP connections
Loadbalancer status
Routing Status
Packet Throughput
SSH Server
File system status
Web Application status
Web Application status
License status
Many more…


Nastel’s® AutoPilot® using its built-in Complex Event Processing engine, provides comprehensive analysis for DataPower including:

Collection history for trending

Correlation of DataPower performance data with events from Java, .NET, IBM MQ, IIB, ACE, CICS, TIBCO, Solace and other solutions including home-grown systems

Routing and transformation history

User-specified business policy

The enhancement of Nastel’s AutoPilot application performance monitoring solution with monitoring and analysis of IBM DataPower provides users with heretofore unavailable information important for improving business throughput. Armed with this knowledge, business can improve their performance and ability to compete.

A Single Point of Control over Middleware Infrastructure

Nastel’s® AutoPilot® is the only solution to support all software and appliance based middleware technology requirements: IBM MQ, TIBCO EMS and RV, Solace, IBM DataPower, IBM Message Broker and home-grown.

It provides a unified way to support permissions, user access and re-certification
Enables powerful rules to be created that monitor the environment without the need for support staff to constantly monitor screens/dashboards
Provides unified approach to enterprise monitoring that is end-to-end

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