Version 3 introduces a new search analytic to Logscape’s arsenal, the Post-Aggregate function. This feature is designed to give the user more control over each individual search, allowing them to perform multiple functions on a value by aliasing the result of one function, into another value which can be given as an argument for another function. Allowing you to chain a value through several analytics to obtain your desired effect.
Today I’m going to walk through an example of how to use Post-Aggregate functions inside Logscape, hopefully it will be both insightful, and show you how Post-Aggregates can be used to improve your own dashboards. We’re already using them inside the Univa Grid Engine app, and some of our own monitoring workspaces. Continue reading