May 23, 2012
When you’re building a chart in Scout, you select metrics from a tree. It branches like this: group => server => plugin => metrics.
This makes it easy to drill-down to a given metric on a specific server. However, it’s very common to compare the same metric across servers. For example: how does our memory usage compare across all of our app servers? Say hello to the new metric context menu:
He’s a useful little guy. After selecting a metric in the chart tree, just click on the icon and select the instances you’d like to see on the chart.