vRealize Operations Manager collects CPU use, disk, memory, network, and summary metrics for objects in the vSphere world.

Capacity metrics can be calculated for vSphere world objects. See Capacity and Project-Based Metrics.

CPU Usage Metrics

CPU usage metrics provide information about CPU use.

Table 1. CPU Usage Metrics

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

cpu|capacity_usagepct_average

Capacity Usage

Percent capacity used.

cpu|capacity_contentionPct

CPU Contention

Percent CPU contention.

cpu|demandPct

Demand (%)

CPU demand percentage.

cpu|demandmhz

Demand (MHz)

Demand in megahertz.

cpu|demand_average

Demand

CPU demand in megahertz.

cpu|iowait

IO Wait

IO wait (ms).

cpu|numpackages

Number of CPU Sockets

Number of CPU sockets.

cpu|capacity_contention

Overall CPU Contention

Overall CPU contention in milliseconds.

cpu|capacity_provisioned

Provisioned Capacity (MHz)

Provisioned capacity in megahertz.

cpu|corecount_provisioned

Provisioned vCPU(s)

Number of provisioned CPU cores.

cpu|reservedCapacity_average

Reserved Capacity (MHz)

Sum of the reservation properties of the immediate children of the host's root resource pool.

cpu|usagemhz_average

Usage (MHz)

Average CPU use in megahertz.

cpu|wait

Wait

CPU time spent on the idle state.

cpu|workload

Workload (%)

Percent of workload

Memory Metrics

Memory metrics provide information about memory use and allocation.

Table 2. Memory Metrics

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

mem|host_contentionPct

Contention (%)

Percent host memory contention.

mem|host_demand

Machine Demand (KB)

Host memory demand in kilobytes.

mem|host_provisioned

Provisioned Memory

Provisioned host memory in kilobytes.

mem|reservedCapacity_average

Reserved Capacity (KB)

Sum of the reservation properties of the immediate children of the host's root resource pool.

mem|host_usable

Usable Memory (KB)

Usable host memory in kilobytes.

mem|host_usage

Host Usage (KB)

Host memory use in kilobytes.

mem|host_usagePct

Usage/Usable (%)

Percent host memory used.

mem|workload

Workload (%)

Percent of workload.

Network Metrics

Network metrics provide information about network performance.

Table 3. Network Metrics

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

net|droppedPct

Packets Dropped (%)

Percent network packets dropped.

net|usage_average

Usage Rate (KB per second)

Sum of the data transmitted and received for all of the NIC instances of the host or virtual machine.

net|workload

Workload (%)

Percent of workload.

Disk Metrics

Disk metrics provide information about disk use.

Table 4. Disk Metrics

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

disk|commandsAveraged_average

Commands per second

Average number of commands issued per second during the collection cycle.

disk|usage_average

Usage Rate (KB per second)

Average of the sum of the data read and written for all of the disk instances of the host or virtual machine.

disk|workload

Workload (%)

Percent of workload.

Summary Metrics

Summary metrics provide information about overall performance.

Table 5. Summary Metrics

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

summary|number_running_hosts

Number of Running Hosts

Number of running hosts.

summary|number_running_vms

Number of Running VMs

Number of running virtual machines.

summary|total_number_clusters

Total Number of Clusters

Total number of clusters.

summary|total_number_datastores

Total Number of Datastores

Total number of datastores.

summary|total_number_hosts

Total Number of Hosts

Total number of hosts.

summary|total_number_vms

Total Number of VMs

Total number of virtual machines.

summary|total_number_datacenters

Total Number of Datacenters

Total number of data centers.

summary|number_running_vcpus

Number VCPUs on Powered on VMs

Number of virtual CPUs on powered-on virtual machines.

summary|avg_vm_density

Average Running VM Count per Running Host

Average running virtual machine count per running host.