Golan Shem-Tov here with the Foglight Solutions Architects team at Quest.
Visiting customer sites, a very common request is creating a view that incorporates geographical locations, services information and other views for NOC, helpdesk or application owner.
In some cases the geographical awareness is something that represents datacenters or systems in different geographical locations or ones that are serving customers in different geographical locations.
In other cases the geographical locations represents offices, sites, application components or services that are distributed across multiple geographical locations.
One approach to creating such a view exists in the Geo aware cartridge that is a part of the end user cartridge, another easy and simple approach is using drag an drop over an image a diagram or a map. In the spirit of the world cup I chose to demonstrate this approach using a map of South Africa in the following video blog.
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