Sample SWQL based reports

Hello -

This is likely a stretch here -

I have been tasked with using a SQL based reporting/dashboard tool to build some sample reports against the Solarwinds database.  The database schema definition is not released by the vendor.  Solarwinds interface has a SQL based custom report interface which uses their own SWQL syntax.  I have found some SWQL based reports online and converted to standard SQL syntax and they work great.  

Does anyone have experience with reporting on the Solarwinds database that would have some samples they could share.  It would be great to get some samples SQL that retrieves data such as : Top Hosts by CPU load, Top Hosts by Network Utilization, Top Hosts with running VMs

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EugeneZ ZhitomirskySQL SERVER EXPERTCommented:

How to use SolarWinds Query Language (SWQL)

Creating and Viewing Reports
check page 175 in this doc
Virtualization Summary
The Virtualization Summary view shows the overall status of your virtualized infrastructure.
To view the Virtualization Summary:
Log in to the Orion Web Console.
Click Home > Virtualization.
The Virtualization Summary view is pre-configured to display relevant resources. It consists of three subviews: l
Each subview contains the following resources, and displays information about your whole virtual infrastructure, about VMware or Hyper-V only, as indicated by the subview name.
Virtualization Assets
Top 10 Hosts by Percent Memory Used
Virtualization Assets Summary
Top 10 Hosts by Network Utilization
VMware vCenters with Problems
Top Hosts by CPU Load
Virtual Clusters with Problems
Top 10 Hosts by Number of Running VM's

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Leon AdatoHead GeekCommented:
I'd also suggest asking the same question on Thwack, and checking out the "Content Exchange" there. Lots of home-grown reports that you can use to either model or learn from.
ntgOneAuthor Commented:
Thank you.  Yes I found Thwack and it had some great examples.
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