RTI Version 3.4.5

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October 2014


This user guide provides specific information on installing, configuring, and using version 3.4.5 of RTI.

1. Installation and Configuration
1.1. Quick Start Guide
1.2. Installation Overview
1.2.1. How does RTI Work?
1.2.2. New Features
1.2.3. RTI System Requirements
1.2.4. What Do I Do Next?
1.3. Installing RTI and Enabling Your Application for Monitoring
1.3.1. Installing RTI Performance Collectors
1.3.2. Upgrading an Existing RTI Enterprise Installation
1.3.3. Enabling Your Applications for Monitoring
1.4. Installing the RTI Console
1.4.1. Installing the RTI Console on Linux
1.4.2. Installing the RTI Console on Mac OS X
1.4.3. Installing the RTI Console on Windows
1.5. Connecting the RTI Console to a Remote Performance Collector
1.6. Integrating RTI with JBoss Management: JBoss Operations Network and RHQ
1.6.1. Installing the RTI Plugins
1.7. Viewing and Analyzing RTI Performance Data
1.8. Configuring RTI Enterprise to Run as a Different User
1.9. Troubleshooting Installation and Configuration
1.10. Uninstalling RTI
1.10.1. Removing Application Edits
1.10.2. Uninstalling RTI Programs
1.10.3. Removing RTI Enterprise Data
1.10.4. Removing RTI Console Data
1.10.5. Removing RTI Browser Data
1.10.6. Uninstalling RTI JBoss ON plugins
2. Analyzing Application Performance with RTI
2.1. An Overview of RTI Application Performance Analysis
2.1.1. Metrics Dashboard
2.1.2. Metrics Analysis Charts
2.1.3. Lightweight Transaction Profiling
2.1.4. Deep-Dive Transaction Tracing
2.2. Metrics Dashboard
2.2.1. Select Platform, Resources and Metrics
2.2.2. Configuring the Dashboard
2.2.3. Opening a Saved Dashboard
2.3. Analyzing Resource Metrics
2.3.1. Select Platform, Resources, and Metrics
2.3.2. Configuring the Chart
2.4. Lightweight Transaction Profiles
2.4.1. Viewing Transaction Profiles
2.4.2. Analyzing Transaction Profiles
2.4.3. Metrics Charts in the Transaction Profile View
2.4.4. Common Transaction Profile Work Flows
2.5. Deep Dive Performance Diagnostics
2.5.1. Enabling Transaction Deep Dive
2.5.2. Analyzing Deep Dive Trace Data
2.5.3. Common Deep Dive Analysis Work Flows
2.6. Analyzing Thread Dumps
2.6.1. Thread Timeline View
2.6.2. Thread CPU Timeline View
2.6.3. Thread Blocked Timeline View
2.6.4. Thread Waited Timeline View
2.6.5. Monitor Timeline View
2.7. Analyzing End-User Web Performance
2.7.1. Starting the RTI Console
2.7.2. Generating Data to be Analyzed
2.7.3. Analyzing Web Performance Data
2.7.4. What Data Did RTI Collect?
2.7.5. Deep Diving into RTI Web Events
2.8. Diagnosing Performance Bottlenecks in Your Automated Testing
2.8.1. Deep-Dive Tracing from JMeter
2.8.2. Deep-Dive Tracing from SoapUI
2.9. Using Statistical Profiling
2.9.1. Call Graph Tab
2.9.2. Stack Trace Tab
2.9.3. Method Summary Tab
2.9.4. Controls
2.9.5. Interpreting Statprof Results
3. Integrating RTI and Extending JBoss Operations Network
3.1. How RTI Works with JBoss Operations Network
3.2. Installing and Discovering RTI
3.2.1. Installing RTI Enterprise, Console and Plug-ins
3.2.2. Discovering the RTI Installation
3.3. Analyzing RTI Performance Metrics in the JBoss Operations Network Web Interface
3.3.1. RTI Resources and Performance Metrics
3.4. Connecting the RTI Console to JBoss Operations Network
3.5. Alerting on Performance Metrics with RTI and JBoss Operations Network
3.5.1. Creating an Alert on an RTI Metric
3.5.2. Viewing Alert Snapshots in the RTI Console
3.5.3. Verifying RTI Alert Definitions on the Management Server
3.5.4. Managing RTI Alert Snapshots on the Management Server
3.5.5. Maintaining RTI Data on the Management Server
3.6. Configuring JBoss ON or RHQ to Allow RTI Console Access
3.6.1. Define the RTI Platform/Agent Group
3.6.2. Create the RTI Resource Group
3.6.3. Define the RTI Platform/Agent Role
3.6.4. Define the RTI Resource Role
3.6.5. Create Users with the New Roles
4. Configuring RTI Monitoring
4.1. What Does RTI Monitor?
4.2. Configuring a Collector
4.2.1. Event Editor
4.2.2. Probe Editor
4.2.3. Property Editor
4.2.4. Trace Policy Editor
4.2.5. JMX Pattern Editor
4.2.6. BTO Command Editor

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