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
  • If your RDS instance has two CPU cores, you can set the monitoring frequency only to every 60 seconds or every 300 seconds.
    Note You can view the details of the instance type in the Configuration Information section on the Basic Information page.

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 operations

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