RESTful-Based, Real-Time Operational Interface Reporting & Management Dashboard
PilotFish’s new web UI delivers multi-dimensional operational insight for greatly reduced downtime and issue resolution on the fly. PilotFish has taken a radical new approach in designing its operational reporting eiDashboard. By utilizing the eiDashboard users can view interface activity, from high-level message orchestrations all the way down to discrete operations. Developers gain access to fix issues on the fly. Business users are provided with the kind of operational detail that enables them to troubleshoot and resolve issues at a greater speed, and far more efficiently than was previously possible.
PilotFish’s eiDashboard utilizes a radical new approach. Other systems use relational databases which force the user to predefine what business data to store in to searchable columns. PilotFish converts all structured or semi-structured data into XML. This enables users to leverage XML database technology to store every piece of information in a format that can be readily queried. eiDashboard users gain the ability to search, report and review any piece of data, from any message, at any time, in real-time. eiDashboard benefits include:
- Where other systems provide basic web-based log and status views, PilotFish provides a multi-dimensional view of interface activity
- Capabilities from high-level message orchestrations to discrete operations are made available at every level of abstraction
PilotFish’s eiDashboard utilizes a REST-based API for all operational reporting and control capabilities. Other systems only allow such access through a proprietary user interface which makes bundling these systems with other software, equipment, or services much more difficult due to an inconsistent user experience. PilotFish’s eiDashboard REST-based API now makes it possible for solution providers to integrate eiDashboard features right within their own applications. It provides a very unique value-add to other applications.
The Dashboard Overview page presents a hierarchical view of the all of your interfaces. Interfaces can be enabled and basic settings can be changed from this page. A performance overview chart shows memory usage information. The Active HTTP Listeners (adapters) panel shows available endpoints where data can be pushed into the interfaces.
The Configuration page allows for on-the-fly changes to the settings of interface components.
The Interface Status page shows the health of the interfaces based on user-configurable health rules. An unhealthy condition can be triggered if the processing time exceeds an upper limit, if the volume drops below an expected minimum, or if a required external system goes offline.
The Transaction Logs page can be used to search for specific messages that have been processed and to view the contents of the message and its attributes as it progressed through every step of the interface.
The Security Management functionality can be used to setup users with access limited to specific functionality and to specific interfaces.
The eiDashboard is also mobile ready. Users can view all the eiDashboard screens on the go, on their smart device.
Advanced Reporting Capabilities in Real-time or Near Real-time
Standard, custom and ad hoc reporting is provided by the eiDashboard. The eiPlatform captures transaction data at its most granular level as it traverses the stages that comprise end-to-end interfaces or process orchestrations and writes it to an H2 database. This data is available in real-time or near real-time to the eiDashboard through a RESTful API, documented in Swagger. The eiDashboard, using a relational database can produce various reports and graphs for Operational Monitoring, Business Activity Monitoring, Business Intelligence and additional integration with popular “Commercial Off the Shelf” (COTS) analytics platforms.
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