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CloudMonitor HybridDB

Last Updated: Mar 06, 2018

Overview

CloudMonitor provides the CPU usage, memory usage and other metrics of HybridDB to help you monitor the HybridDB instance usage and set alarm rules for the monitoring metrics. After you purchase the HybridDB, CloudMonitor auto collects data for the preceding metrics.

Monitoring service

Monitoring metrics

CloudMonitor provides the following monitoring metrics:

Monitoring metrics Positioning metrics Unit Minimum monitoring granularity
Disk usage User and instance % 5 minutes
Connection usage User and instance % 5 minutes
CPU usage User and instance % 5 minutes
Memory usage User and instance % 5 minutes
I/O throughput usage User and instance % 5 minutes

Note:

  • Monitoring data is saved for up to 31 days.

  • You can view the monitoring data for up to 14 consecutive days.

View monitoring data

  1. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.

  2. Go to the HybridDB instance list under Cloud Service Monitoring.

  3. Click an instance name or click Monitoring Chart in the Actions column to access the instance monitoring information page and view various metrics.

  4. Click Time Range quick selection button from the upper menu of the page or use the specific selection function. You can view the monitoring data for up to 14 consecutive days.

  5. Click Zoom In in the upper-right corner of the monitoring chart to enlarge the chart.

Alarm service

Parameter description

  • Monitoring metrics: The monitoring metrics provided by the HybridDB service.

  • Statistical cycle: The alarm system checks whether your monitoring data has exceeded the alarm threshold based on the cycle. For example, if the statistical cycle of the alarm rule for memory usage is set to one minute, the system checks whether the memory usage has exceeded the threshold value every other minute.

  • Statistical method: Indicates the method used to determine if the data exceeds the threshold. The average value, maximum value, minimum value, and sum value can be set as the statistical method.

    • Average value: The average value of monitoring data within the statistical cycle. For example, when the average value of all monitoring data collected within 15 minutes is adopted as the statistical method, an average value over 80% is deemed to exceed the threshold.

    • Maximum value: The maximum value of monitoring data within the statistical cycle. For example, when the maximum value of all monitoring data collected within 15 minutes is adopted as the statistical method, a maximum value over 80% is deemed to exceed the threshold.

    • Minimum value: The minimum value of monitoring data within the statistical cycle. For example, when the minimum value of all monitoring data collected within 15 minutes is adopted as the statistical method, a minimum value over 80% is deemed to exceed the threshold.

    • Sum value: The sum of monitoring data within the statistical cycle. For example, when the sum value of all monitoring data collected within 15 minutes is adopted as the statistical method, a sum value over 80% is deemed to exceed the threshold. This method is required for traffic metrics.

  • Consecutive times: An alarm is triggered when the value of the monitoring metrics continuously exceeds the threshold value for the set consecutive cycles.

    For example, you have set the alarm to go off when the CPU usage exceeds the threshold value of 80% for three consecutive 5-minute statistical cycles. That is to say, no alarm is triggered when the CPU usage is found to exceed 80% for the first time. No alarm is triggered either when the CPU usage exceeds 80% again in the second detection five minutes later. The alarm is triggered when the CPU usage exceeds 80% again in the third detection. Therefore, from the first time when the actual data exceeds the threshold to the time when the alarm rule is triggered, the minimum time consumed is: the statistical cycle(the number of consecutive detections-1), which is 5(3-1) = 10 minutes in this case.

Set an alarm rule

  1. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.

  2. Go to the HybridDB instance list under Cloud Service Monitoring.

  3. Click an instance name or click Monitoring Chart in the Actions column to access the instance monitoring information page.

  4. Click the bell icon in the upper-right corner of the monitoring chart or Create Alarm Rules in the upper-right corner of the page to set an alarm rule for corresponding monitoring metrics of this instance.

Set multiple alarm rules

  1. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.

  2. Go to the HybridDB instance list under Cloud Service Monitoring.

  3. Select the expected instances on the instance list page. Click Set Alarm Rules to add multiple alarm rules.

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