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This is a list of all features and functions since BVQ Version 3.2

BVQ provides many features and functions. This list provides a description of the features:
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Older BVQ Versions: detailed release notes available with pdf

Version 5.7  BVQ-5.7.pdf

SAN Module Enhancement: Access Gateway & NPIV
VMware Module Enhancement: VSAN
Predefined System Alert Rules
MongoDB backup via BVQ Server
Filtering Enhancement: Allow simple mathematics
PBC Charts as Excel data source
Grafana: Table support
Topology Charts
New performance metrics (Single Object Peak)
Enhanced Favorite Chooser & Event View

Version 5.6 BVQ-5.6.pdf

VMware platform
Brief description
Licensing
Information gathering
Supported VMware objects
Where to find VMware objects?
Performance metrics
Performance Indicators (PI)
SAN Zoning
New System Favorites for SAN & VMware
Performance Indicators for all performance metrics
Java 10 Migration
High DPI Support finalized
Reporting Improvements
Link to Latest Report
Automatic Notification for Reports
Restructured Path Browser
Copy Sync Quality Monitoring
Improved Table Column Attribute Chooser

Version 5.5 BVQ-5.5.pdf

New SAN Module
SAN System Favorites (v5.5.3)
New Alerting Engine
SVC 8.2 & IBM FlashSystem 9100 support
SVC 7.6 & 7.8.1 feature support
GUI Improvements
Improved BVQ Server Web UI

Version 5.4 BVQ-5.4.pdf

Capacity charting
Major Web Dashboard Improvements
Introduction of Design IO Density for MDisk group & Storage Class objects
Report scheduling
VDisk copy capacity difference
Enhanced path based charting (PBC)
PBC Chart report snippets
Enhanced BVQ Server user roles
BVQ Server Maintenance Mode (v5.4.1)

Version 5.3 BVQ-5.3.pdf

Path based charting
Null object
Enhanced filtering
Web dashboard
REST API
New Scanner module
All way pathing
Favorite-menu
Thin coverage ratio
Retrospective tabular reports

Version 5.2 BVQ-5.2.pdf

Introducing BVQ-Server
Chart view compact legend
Chart view multi line selection
Data Migration Tool

Version 5.1 BVQ-5.1.pdf

Mongo DB support

Version 5.0 BVQ-5.0.pdf

Multiple view composition
Fully recallable table views
Self explanatory favorites
Integrated expertise
Latency filter
Comprestimator output visualization
Flat design and ultra high resolution support

Version 4.1 BVQ-4.1.pdf

Event and audit log integration
Topology filtering
New system features supported
Ultra high resolution monitor support
Improved date-axis in Performance-View

Version 4.0 BVQ-4.0.pdf

Treetable
Treemap filtering
Object centric navigation
Global analytic favorites
Customize GUI startup window layout
Consolidated DB installer
Pre-consolidated stats storage
Performance view enhancements
Adaptive Treemap Sizing enhancements
System deletion tool integrated in GUI

Version 3.5 BVQ-3.5.2.pdf

Performance view: Auto refresh
Undo / Redo option for topology and performance view
Metric-Selection changed to use 7.3 statistics as default and refactoring of contextmenu to open the performance view
Split of capacity aspects into "SVC Capacity" and "VM Capacity"
SVC 7.4 child mdisk group & disk encryption support
Performance view: Options-Dialog: Objectlist: Additional useful columns added
New value "SCSI ID count"
Reduce of memory consumption of performance view

Version 3.4 BVQ-3.4.pdf

Adaptive Treemap Sizing
Indication of subelement size (SeS)
Restructuring of capacity aspects
Loading performance indicators with custom timing
Acquisition of IO density of Storwize systems in the backend
Context menu for measurement points
Storwize drives and their statistics 
VDisk (copy) statistics of cache usage  
CLI access in the GUI  
Reorganization of favorites by using Drag & Drop
Copy name
Detailed display of the RAM allocation in the node
More reports in the standard report

Version 3.3 BVQ-3.3.pdf   BVQ-3.3.3.pdf

SVC 7.3 cache metrics
Port statistics for SAS, PCIe, FCoE, iSCSI, IPREP
Multi window docking
DB connection profile
Disk type name and comment

Version 3.2 BVQ-3.2.pdf

New 'Look and Feel' of the GUI
Better searching, sorting and filtering functions for tables
Easy Tier Analysis improvements - MDisk Tier
Highlighting of load curves in the performance view
Same time period for several performance views


SVC 7.3 cache metrics
Port statistics for SAS, PCIe, FCoE, iSCSI, IPREP
Multi window docking
DB connection profile
Disk type name and comment

New 'Look and Feel' of the GUI
Better searching, sorting and filtering functions for tables
Easy Tier Analysis improvements - MDisk Tier
Highlighting of load curves in the performance view
Same time period for several performance views