Customizing Row Filters

A row filter is a set of criteria applied to records to show a subset of the records. For the subset of records exposed by the row filter, you can customize the alerts, notifications, and health ratings associated with those records using the following topics:

Before you customize row filters, it is important to understand the database architecture used by Ultrasound. The following table describes the components of the database and whether those components can be customized.


Component Description Customizable?
Database schema The collection of tables that contain data in the database. A table is a two-dimensional object, consisting of rows and columns, used to store data in a relational database. No
View An alternate way of looking at data from one or more tables in the database. A view can be thought of as either a virtual table or a stored query. The data accessible through a view is not stored in the database as a distinct object. Yes
Row Filter A set of criteria applied to records to show a subset of the records. (This is the WHERE clause of a SQL query) Yes
Alerts and Health Metrics An alert is a row filter with a severity rating. A health metric is an object defined as a view that meets the row filter and has an applied rating. Yes
Notifications A row filter that has a notification enabled. Yes