Configure and use a heatmap visualization in Dynatrace
Shows query results as a heatmap.
Select a different metric
By default, this visualization shows the first metric of a multi-metric query.
To select a different metric from a multi-metric query, select the letter next to the metric you want to visualize. In this example, you would change the selection from A (
CPU usage %) to B (
Memory used %).
You must select
Heatmap to display this type of visualization.
Resolution is the X axis (time) granularity of the visualization.
- To allow the Data explorer to automatically select an appropriate resolution for the selected timeframe, set Resolution to
- To specify a certain resolution, select one from the list
Some resolutions are unavailable for some timeframes. If you select an incompatible combination of timeframe and resolution, Dynatrace automatically selects a resolution and displays an explanatory message such as:
Auto-resolution applied. Resolution value of [6 hours] applied. Selected timeframe doesn't allow for [5 minutes] resolution. To override auto-resolution, select a different resolution from the list.
Whether to show the Y axis by value or split by dimensions.
The number of buckets to display on each axis.
- The default value for each axis is Auto.
- If you change one of the bucket values to a number, you can return it to Auto by clearing the value.
Per-metric visual settings
The Visual settings section also displays visualization options per metric selected for the query.
Rename a metric
You can change the name of a metric as it is displayed on the chart and in the chart legend. The query definition retains the metric's original name.
- In the Visual settings section, select for the metric you want to rename.
- Edit the name, and then select the checkmark to save the new name.
Change color palette
To change the color palette for a metric, in the Visual settings section, select a new palette from the list.
Use the Format setting to configure the number of decimal places displayed for the selected metric.
None= No formatting
Auto= Dynatrace selects an appropriate format
- Other selections specify the number of decimal places to display:
For example, where
None would display
Auto would display