Explore your app topology & infra hostmap

The application topology is a map of all data services, custom code services as well as managed AWS services that are integrated together to create the final application. The nodes on the topology are the service clusters and the network connections are the dependencies between them. OpsClarity auto-discovers the processes running on the hosts to identify important services and then auto-clusters similar processes across multiple hosts into a single cluster.

Rather than seeing thousands of hosts, this view lets you easily see from a regional level how services are operating now, and historically (with the event replay feature):

 

The topology map can be manipulated in a variety of ways, much like any other advanced mapping system.  You can also select a different regional topology or hostmap by clicking on the Regions link at the top of the interface:

 

 

Services on the topology map can be hovered over to show the number of hosts running that service and an indication of the number of healthy vs unhealthy hosts.  Clicking on the service will display additional information in the to the right of the screen including regional data, event filters and logs, and other options like metrics and health:

 

By default, you will see live service health on the map.  You can quickly review prior service statuses by clicking on any time in the past on the timeline below the topological view.

The hostmap view is an alternate representation of the application components and their health. It allows grouping of the underlying hosts by various AWS and OpsClarity tags. The default tag is the service name:

 


The next step is to review default monitors and the health of your services.

 

If you have any questions or comments about this article, feel free to contact us at support@opsclarity.com.

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