When you're trying to understand your systems and why they behave as they do, one of the most powerful questions is "what changed?" or "what's different?" We've offered this capability for years in VividCortex, and now we've added it to the more recent Explorer feature so you can interrogate your databases and discover what's new and different about them.
You can use the controls on an Explorer chart to add a time comparison within the chart. Adding this feature to Explorer lets you do two things you couldn't do previously with time comparisons:
- You can perform comparisons over time on any metrics in your systems, not just the ones you could view in the Profiler previously‚ such as top-ranked lists of MySQL/PostgreSQL/MongoDB/Redis queries.
- You can set the comparison interval differently in each chart. This also has the benefit of letting you compare a chart, top-list, or metrics over multiple time …