On Jul 24, 2014, at 11:45 AM, Jason Greene <jason.greene(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On Jul 24, 2014, at 11:22 AM, Liz Clayton <lclayton(a)redhat.com> wrote:
> I'm sketching out some ideas for the Domain Overview screen. I'd like to find
a visualization that make it easier to scan the page to determine server availability, and
> Given that the domain could be large, the visualization needs to scale. I started by
looking at heatmap visualizations, which worked pretty well. Although I didn't feel
like they helped in describing the overall relationships of servers, server groups and
hosts... So I decided to break the heat maps into individual (stacked) heatmaps, ordered
by server group. My hope is that this helps to define groupings and such.
> I posted the current design proposal at:
> It would be great to get feedback on the designs. Some questions I have are:
> - Is it difficult/easy to understand that the boxes, in the server groupings, are
intended to represent servers?
> - Should the servers be laid out in the visualization by level of availability/status
(as illustrated), or by some other ordering (A-Z, Z-A...)?
> - Is it difficult/easy to understand that when a box is a different color, that it is
indicating its availability status?
> - What do you expect to be the relationship between (Availability) Status and Alerts?
Would “x” alerts equate to a change in availability status, or can they function
independently? For example: Could you have an error on a server and it still be
Thanks for forwarding this proposal Liz!
While I chew on this, I have posted this on the user forums and twitter as well:
Jason T. Greene
WildFly Lead / JBoss EAP Platform Architect
JBoss, a division of Red Hat