This topic describes how to set the monitoring frequency of an ApsaraDB RDS for SQL Server instance.

Background information

ApsaraDB RDS for SQL Server supports the following monitoring frequencies:

  • Every 10 seconds
  • Every 60 seconds
  • Every 300 seconds
Note ApsaraDB RDS allows you to query the monitoring data from the most recent 30 days. You may not be able to query the monitoring data over a time range of more than 30 days.

Limits

If your RDS instance uses one of the following dedicated instance types, you can set the monitoring frequency only to every 60 seconds or every 300 seconds. For more information, see Primary ApsaraDB RDS for SQL Server instance types.
SQL Server version Instance type
Standard Edition mssql.x4.medium.s2
mssql.x8.medium.s2
mssql.x4.medium.s1
mssql.x8.medium.s1
Enterprise Edition mssql.x4.medium.e1
mssql.x8.medium.e1
mssql.x4.medium.e2
mssql.x8.medium.e2
Web Edition mssql.x2.medium.w1
mssql.x4.medium.w1

Procedure

  1. Access RDS Instances, select a region at the top, and then click the ID of the target RDS instance.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Monitoring and Alerts.
    Note For more information about the supported metrics, see View the resource metrics and engine metrics of an ApsaraDB RDS for SQL Server instance.
  3. Click the Standard Monitoring tab.
  4. Click Set Monitoring Frequency.
  5. In the Set Monitoring Frequency dialog box, select a monitoring frequency and click OK.

Related API operations

Operation Description
Query the monitoring frequency of an ApsaraDB RDS instance Queries the monitoring frequency of an ApsaraDB RDS instance.