Can you imagine if you have a job to monitor the whole SAP system and also non SAP system? Okay, let’s say that you only have 3 system landscapes, that would be very easy to monitor, check the system one by one. But if you have hundreds of systems, how will you manage the system monitoring? Before we continue to the basic concept for system monitoring, we should answer this question: Why do we need to monitor SAP system? For some of you may be that’s a silly question, but for this little question will save your a lot of effort to monitor the system both SAP or non SAP.
Central Performance History or CPH is a feature provided by CCMS Alert infrastructure. CPH allows to keep performance values of monitoring architecture for long term and can be use to display report for some certain period, hence you can compare those values for performance analyzing.
You can monitor any object that already defined by CCMS infrastructure. the typical performance values of this type are for example:
- System or instance availability
- Dialog response times in the system
- Buffer efficiency
- Numbers of user logon to the system
- Paging, Memory, or CPU utilization
and so on ..
Configuring CPH is very easy, here’s the procedure: Continue reading