This chapter introduces dashboards in DeepSee. It discusses the following topics:
To access DeepSee dashboards from the Management Portal, click DeepSee
and then click User Portal
In either case, the right area then lists the available dashboards in this namespace. This area initially displays the items in Covers View, as follows:
When you hover the cursor over a cover, DeepSee displays an arrow on the cover, as follows:
If you click the cover arrow, DeepSee displays the dashboard. If you have permission to do so, you can then edit the dashboard.
A dashboard typically includes multiple widgets and controls, as in the following example:
This example dashboard also includes two widgets, which are both pivot table widgets. Note that a pivot table widget can display any kind of data source.
Dashboards can include other kinds of widgets, including meters and scorecards. A scorecard shows multiple rows of data in a tabular format that also includes features such as value-dependent lamps and arrows. For example:
A meter shows one or more values in graphical objects like the following:
When you create a dashboard, its definition is visible in the Studio Workspace
window, within the Other
folder. This folder lists the dashboard definition as an item with the extension .dashboard.DFI
. For example:
Note that this folder also lists pivot table definitions and other DeepSee folder items.