You can call this operation to query the index recommendation details of an AsparaDB for MongoDB instance.

Ensure that the instance meets the following conditions when you call this operation:

  • The region of the instance is China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), China (Shenzhen), China (Qingdao), or China (Beijing).
  • The instance type is replica set or sharded cluster.
  • The log audit function is enabled for the instance.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes DescribeIndexRecommendation

The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to DescribeIndexRecommendation.

InstanceId String Yes dds-bpxxxxxxxx

The ID of the instance.

Note If you specify this parameter to the ID of a sharded cluster instance, you must also specify the NodeId parameter.
TaskId String No 3223069

The ID of the task. You can call the DescribeAvailableTimeRange operation to query task IDs.

NodeId String No d-bpxxxxxxxx

The ID of the mongos or shard in the specified cluster instance.

Note This parameter is only valid when you specify the DBInstanceId parameter to the ID of a sharded cluster instance.
Database String No mongodbtest

The name of the database.

Collection String No customer

The name of the set.

StartTime String No 2019-01-01T12Z

The beginning of the time range that you want to query. The time is in the yyyy-MM-ddTHHZ format.

Note The value of StartTime parameter must be later than the time when the log audit function was enabled.
EndTime String No 2019-01-02T13Z

The end of the time range that you want to query. The value of EndTime must be later than the value of StartTime. The time is in the yyyy-MM-ddTHHZ format.

OperationType String No query

The type of operation to perform, such as query, delete, and update.

PageSize Integer No 30

The number of records to display on each page. Valid values: 30, 50, and 100. Default value: 30.

PageNumber Integer No 1

The page number to display. Valid values: any non-zero positive integer. Default value: 1.

AccessKeyId String No LTAIgbTGpxxxxxx

The AccessKey ID provided to you by Alibaba Cloud.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description

The details about the index recommendation.

  └AverageDocsExaminedCount Long 1000000

The average number of times targets documents were scanned in the current index recommendation task.

  └AverageExecutionTime Long 526

The average execution time. Unit: milliseconds.

  └AverageKeysExaminedCount Long 0

The average number of times targets indexes were scanned in the current index recommendation task.

  └AverageReturnRowCount Long 1

The average number of rows returned.

  └Count Long 364

The number of times the request was executed.

  └Database String mongodbtest

The name of the database to query.

  └ExecutionPlan String {\"stage\":\"COLLSCAN\"}

The execution plan of the query.

  └InMemorySort String false

Indicates whether in-memory sorting was performed.

  └IndexCombines {"IndexCombine": ["db.customer.createIndex({\"name\": 1}, {background: true})"]}

The merged indexes.


The index recommendations.

    └Content String db.customer.createIndex({\"name\": 1}, {background: true})

The content of the recommendation.

    └RecmdType String Index

The returned recommendation.

  • Index: Optimize the index direction.
  • Refactor: Rewrite the query statement because no indexes are being applied to the query.
  • WhereUse: The query includes the WHERE clause, which cannot be used with indexes. Do not include the WHERE clause in index queries.
  • NoRecommendation : No recommendations.
  └LastExecutionTime String 2019-03-22T05:52:31Z

The most recent execution time. The time is in the yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mm:ssZ format.

  └Namespace String mongodbtest.customer

The namespace.

Note The namespace is typically a combination of the database name and set name.
  └Operation String query

The operation type.

  └Query String {\"name\":\"<val>\"}

The query command.

  └Sort String {}

The sorting command.

  └TotalExecutionTime Long 191569

Total execution time. Unit: milliseconds.

RequestId String 553CCFB2-C013-4A9D-86A9-F440BA7E365F

The ID of the request.


Sample requests

http(s):// Action=DescribeIndexRecommendation
&<Common request parameters>

Successful response examples

XML format

          <Content>db.customer.createIndex({"name": 1}, {background: true})</Content>
        <IndexCombine>db.customer.createIndex({"name": 1}, {background: true})</IndexCombine>

JSON format

							"Content":"db.customer.createIndex({\"name\": 1}, {background: true})"
						"db.customer.createIndex({\"name\": 1}, {background: true})"

Error codes

HTTP status code Error code Error message Description
400 InvalidEndTime.Format Specified end time is not valid. The error message returned when the end time is invalid. Check the format of the specified time.

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