Patent Number: 8,881,156

Title: Apportioning summarized metrics based on unsummarized metrics in a computing system

Abstract: A method for apportioning summarized metrics based on unsummarized metrics in a computing system includes receiving, by a memory device of the computing system, a log file, the log file comprising unsummarized metrics, the unsummarized metrics being related to a plurality of transactions performed by a program in the computing system, and a summarized metric, the summarized metric being related to the program, wherein the summarized metric comprises accumulated data from the plurality of transactions; selecting an unsummarized metric that reflects a distribution of the summarized metric among the plurality of transactions by a processing device of the computing system; and determining an amount of the summarized metric that belongs to a transaction of the plurality of transactions based on the selected unsummarized metric by the processing device of the computing system.

Inventors: Catterall; Roy A. (Riverton, AU), Yates; Stephen J. (Beaconsfield, AU)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 9/46 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00