This topic describes how to view the resource and engine monitoring data of an RDS for PPAS instance. ApsaraDB for RDS provides a wide range of performance metrics for you to view in the RDS console.


  1. Log on to the RDS console.
  2. In the upper-left corner, select the region where the target RDS instance is located.
  3. Find the target RDS instance and click the instance ID.
  4. In the left-side navigation pane, click Monitoring and Alerts.
  5. On the Monitoring tab, specify the time range. The following table describes the monitoring metrics.
    Metric Description
    Disk Space (MB) The disk space usage of the RDS instance. Unit: MByte.
    IOPS (Input/Output Operations per Second) The number of I/O requests to the data disk per second and the number of I/O requests to the log disk per second for the RDS instance. Unit: Number/second.
    Memory Usage (%) The memory usage of the RDS instance.
    CPU Utilization (%) The CPU usage of the RDS instance.
    Total Connections The total number of connections to the RDS instance.