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Abiquo 4.2

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On the Home view dashboard, the Optimization tab aims to help you make best use of your cloud resources. 

Privilege: Display optimization dashboard tab

Dashboard Optimization tab displaying VMs with high or low usage

For more details of a VM, click on the arrow symbol beside the VM details.

Detail of a VM with high CPU usage

To jump straight to a VM double click on its label or name in a table. 


Highest CPU usage

This panel lists the five VMs with highest average CPU usage over the last 30 days. It displays the following details:

  • Virtual machine label
  • Virtual machine name
  • Minimum CPU usage
  • Average CPU usage
  • Maximum CPU usage

Dashboard panel on Optimization tab displaying VMs with the highest CPU usage

Highest RAM usage

This panel lists the five VMs with highest average RAM usage over the last 30 days. It displays the following details:

  • Virtual machine label
  • Virtual machine name
  • Minimum RAM usage
  • Average RAM usage
  • Maximum RAM usage

Dashboard panel on Optimization tab displaying VMs with the highest RAM usage

Longest time ON

This panel lists the five VMs with the highest uptime on the platform, calculated from the accounting data and not requiring the VMs to currently be in any specific state.  The panel displays the following details:

  • Virtual machine label
  • Creation user
  • Period
  • State

Dashboard panel on Optimization tab displaying VMs with the longest time on

Lowest CPU usage

This panel lists the five VMs with lowest average CPU usage over the last 30 days. It displays the following details:

  • Virtual machine label
  • Virtual machine name
  • Minimum CPU usage
  • Average CPU usage
  • Maximum CPU usage

Dashboard panel on Optimization tab displaying VMs with the lowest CPU usage

Lowest RAM usage

This panel lists the five VMs with lowest average RAM usage over the last 30 days. It displays the following details:

  • Virtual machine label
  • Virtual machine name
  • Minimum RAM usage
  • Average RAM usage
  • Maximum RAM usage

Dashboard panel on Optimization tab displaying VMs with the lowest RAM usage

Unused public IPs

This panel lists the public IPs that have been reserved by the enterprise but are not in use. It displays the following details:

  • IP address
  • MAC
  • VLAN

Dashboard panel on Optimization tab displaying unused public IPs that may be charged for

Unused load balancers

This panel lists load balancers that have been created by the enterprise in the provider but are not in use. It displays the following details:

  • Name
  • Algorithm

Dashboard panel on Optimization tab displaying unused load balancers that may be charged for



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