Business Transactions dashlet

The Business Transactions dashlet displays all actions performed on the system under diagnosis that match a defined Business Transaction.

You can open the dashlet from the Cockpit:

  • Double-click the parent Business Transactions node under a System Profile. All Business Transactions for the System Profile are displayed in the dashlet. This view is useful to check whether all the configured Business Transactions deliver data.
  • Expand the Business Transactions and double-click the Built-In node to show all out-of-the-box Business Transactions in the dashlet.
  • Double-click a Business Transaction to open a Business Transactions dashlet that displays data for the selected transaction.

The example Business Transactions dashlet below shows the dashlet populated by double-clicking the parent Business Transactions node, it is listing all business transactions of a System Profile.

Dashlet, listing all business transactions
Dashlet, listing all business transactions

The pie chart in the dashlet visualizes the values of the currently selected column of the Business Transactions table. The figure shows the dashlet for the Business Transaction easyTravel Logins, with a chart for the Count values.

Dashlet for a particular business transaction
Dashlet for a particular business transaction

Business Transaction metrics

The following columns can be displayed in the dashlet to provide metrics and other information for the Business Transactions.

  • State: The error state of the Business Transaction, indicated by an icon. For example, a green circle indicates no errors have occurred.
  • Name: Name of the Business Transaction.
  • Result Measures: Measure(s) on which the Business Transaction is based. A table row is generated for each measure; a Business Transaction may be listed multiple times in the Name column, once for each of its measures.
  • Application: The application for which the Business Transaction is defined.
  • Splittings: Values received from grouping measures. Each occurrence of a different value generates a table row.
  • Failed %: The percentage of transactions with errors.
  • Count: Number of occurrences of the Business Transaction. For grouped Business Transactions, the number of occurrences of a specific group.
  • Min: Minimum received value of measures used for the evaluate function of a Business Transaction. The default is 1.0 for grouping measures and 0.0 for filter measures.
  • Max: Maximum received value of measures used for the evaluate function of a Business Transaction. The default is 1.0 for grouping measures and 0.0 for filter measures.
  • Avg: Average of all received values of measures used for the evaluate function of a Business Transaction. The default is 1.0 for grouping measures and 0.0 for filter measures.
  • Sum: Sum of all received values of measures used for the evaluate function of a Business Transaction. The default is the cardinality of a group for grouping measures, and 0.0 for filter measures.
  • Time [ms] Sum: Total execution time for the PurePaths containing the Business Transaction.
  • Time [ms] Avg: Average duration of all PurePaths containing the Business Transaction.
  • CPU Time [ms] Sum: Total CPU time of all PurePaths containing the Business Transaction.
  • CPU Time [ms] Avg: Average CPU time for all PurePaths containing the Business Transaction.
  • Filter: The filter settings for filter transactions; blank for other transactions.
  • Time [ms] Min: Execution time for the PurePath with the shortest duration.
  • Time [ms] Max: Execution time for the PurePath with the longest duration.
  • CPU Time [ms] Min: CPU time for the PurePath with the shortest duration.
  • CPU Time [ms] Max: CPU time for the PurePath with the longest duration.

Not all columns are displayed by default. To select which columns to display, right-click a column head to display a context menu that lists the default columns. Select or clear the check boxes as needed. To add non-default columns to the table, click More.

Reanalyze all PurePaths

The Reanalyze all PurePaths command on the context menu for the Business Transaction dashlet analyzes the PurePaths and tags them with the Business Transaction, but it does not persist any measures back to the stored session.

You can right-click the stored session or offline session and select Process Configuration Changes to store changes in the session. This command only updates PurePath values in the Session files, system-monitoring values in the Performance Warehouse. See using Sessions for more information.