vRealize Operations Manager collects configuration, CPU use, memory, datastore, disk, virtual disk, guest file system, network, power, disk space, storage, and summary metrics for virtual machine objects.

Capacity metrics can be calculated for virtual machine objects. See Capacity and Project-Based Metrics.

Configuration Metrics for Virtual Machines

Configuration metrics provide information about virtual machine configuration.

Table 1. Configuration Metrics for Virtual Machines

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

config|hardware|thin_Enabled

Thin Provisioned Disk

Thin Provisioned Disk.

config|hardware|num_Cpu

Number of CPUs

Number of CPUs for a Virtual Machine.

config|hardware|disk_Space

Disk Space

Disk space metrics.

CPU Usage Metrics for Virtual Machines

CPU usage metrics provide information about CPU use.

Table 2. CPU Use Metrics for Virtual Machines

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

cpu|iowait

IO Wait (ms)

CPU time spent waiting for IO.

cpu|wait

Wait (ms)

Wait time in milliseconds.

cpu|capacity_contention

Overall CPU Contention (ms)

The amount of time the CPU cannot run due to contention.

cpu|reservation_used

Reservation Used

CPU Reservation Used.

cpu|effective_limit

Effective Limit

CPU Effective Limit.

cpu|estimated_entitlement

Estimated Entitlement

CPU Estimated Entitlement.

cpu|idlePct

Idle (%)

Percentage time that CPU is idle.

cpu|iowaitPct

IO Wait (%)

Percentage IO Wait.

cpu|swapwaitPct

Swap wait (%)

Percentage swap wait for CPU.

cpu|waitPct

Wait (%)

Percentage of total CPU time spent in wait state.

cpu|systemSummationPct

System (%)

Percentage CPU time spent on system processes.

cpu|demandOverLimit

Demand Over Limit (MHz)

Amount of CPU Demand that is over the configured CPU Limit.

cpu|demandOverCapacity

Demand Over Capacity (MHz)

Amount of CPU Demand that is over the configured CPU Capacity.

cpu|sizePctReduction

Recommended Size Reduction (%)

Percentage of recommended CPU size reduction.

cpu|perCpuCoStopPct

Normalized Co-stop

Percentage of co-stop time, normalized across all vCPUs.

cpu|numberToAdd

Recommended number of vCPUs to Add

Recommended number of vCPUs to Add to the VM.

cpu|numberToRemove

Recommended number of vCPUs to Remove

Recommended number of vCPUs to Remove from the VM.

cpu|capacity_entitlement

Capacity entitlement (MHz)

CPU entitlement for the VM after taking limits into account.

cpu|corecount_provisioned

Provisioned CPU Cores

Number of provisioned CPU cores.

cpu|capacity_demandEntitlementPct

Capacity Demand Entitlement (%)

Percent capacity demand entitlement.

cpu|capacity_contentionPct

CPU Contention (%)

CPU contention as a percentage of 20-second collection interval.

cpu|capacity_provisioned

Provisioned Capacity (MHz)

Provisioned CPU capacity in megahertrz.

cpu|demandmhz

Demand (MHz)

CPU demand in megahertz.

cpu|host_demand_for_aggregation

Host demand for aggregation

Host demand for aggregation.

cpu|demand_average

Demand (ms)

The total CPU time that the VM could use if there was no contention.

cpu|demandPct

Demand (%)

CPU demand as a percentage of the provisioned capacity.

cpu|dynamic_entitlement

Dynamic Entitlement

CPU Dynamic Entitlement.

cpu|usage_average

Usage (%)

CPU Usage as a percentage of 20-second collection interval.

cpu|usagemhz_average

Usage (MHz)

CPU use in megahertz.

cpu|system_summation

System (ms)

CPU time spent on system processes.

cpu|wait_summation

Wait (ms)

Total time that a virtual CPU can not be run. It could be idle (halted) or waiting for an external event such as I/O.

cpu|ready_summation

Ready (ms)

CPU time spent in the ready state.

cpu|readyPct

Ready (%)

CPU time spent in the ready state as a percentage of the collection interval.

cpu|used_summation

Used (ms)

CPU time that is used.

cpu|extra_summation

Extra (ms)

Extra CPU time in milliseconds.

cpu|guaranteed_latest

Guaranteed (ms)

CPU time that is guaranteed for the virtual machine.

cpu|swapwait_summation

Swap Wait (ms)

Swap wait time in milliseconds.

cpu|costop_summation

Co-stop (ms)

Time the VM is ready to run, but is unable to due to co-scheduling constraints.

cpu|costopPct

Co-stop (%)

Percentage of time the VM is ready to run, but is unable to due to co-scheduling constraints.

cpu|idle_summation

Idle (ms)

CPU time that is idle.

cpu|latency_average

Latency

Percentage of time the VM is unable to run because it is contending for access to the physical CPUs.

cpu|maxlimited_summation

Max Limited

Time the VM is ready to run, but is not run due to maxing out its CPU limit setting.

cpu|overlap_summation

Overlap

Time the VM was interrupted to perform system services on behalf of that VM or other VMs.

cpu|run_summation

Run

Time the VM is scheduled to run.

cpu|entitlement_latest

Entitlement Latest

Entitlement Latest.

CPU Utilization for Resources Metrics for Virtual Machines

CPU utilization for resources metrics provide information about resource CPU use.

Table 3. CPU Utilization for Resources Metrics for Virtual Machines

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

rescpu|actav1_latest

rescpu|actav5_latest

rescpu|actav15_latest

rescpu|actpk1_latest

rescpu|actpk5_latest

rescpu|actpk15_latest

CPU Active (%) (interval)

The average active time (actav) or peak active time (actpk) for the CPU during various intervals.

rescpu|runav1_latest

rescpu|runav5_latest

rescpu|runav15_latest

rescpu|runpk1_latest

rescpu|runpk5_latest

rescpu|runpk15_latest

CPU Running (%) (interval)

The average runtime (runav) or peak active time (runpk) for the CPU during various intervals.

rescpu|maxLimited1_latest

rescpu|maxLimited5_latest

rescpu|maxLimited15_latest

CPU Throttled (%) (interval)

Amount of CPU resources over the limit that were refused, average over various intervals.

rescpu|sampleCount_latest

Group CPU Sample Count

The sample CPU count.

rscpu|samplePeriod_latest

Group CPU Sample Period (ms)

The sample period.

Memory Metrics for Virtual Machines

Memory metrics provide information about memory use and allocation.

Table 4. Memory Metrics for Virtual Machines

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

mem|host_active

Host Active (KB)

Host active memory use in kilobytes.

mem|host_usage

Usage (KB)

Memory use in kilobytes.

mem|host_contention

Contention (KB)

Memory contention in kilobytes.

mem|host_contentionPct

Contention (%)

Percent memory contention.

mem|guest_provisioned

Guest Configured Memory (KB)

Guest operating system configured memory in kilobytes.

mem|guest_dynamic_entitlement

Guest Dynamic Entitlement (KB)

Guest Memory Dynamic Entitlement.

mem|guest_activePct

Guest Active Memory (%)

Percent guest operating system active memory.

mem|guest_nonpageable_estimate

Guest Non Pageable Memory (KB)

Guest operating system non-pageable memory in kilobytes.

mem|reservation_used

Reservation Used

Memory Reservation Used.

mem|effective_limit

Effective Limit

Memory Effective Limit.

mem|estimated_entitlement

Estimated Entitlement

Memory Estimated Entitlement.

mem|host_demand_for_aggregation

Demand for aggregation

Host demand for aggregation.

mem|numa.remote_latest

NUMA Remote Latest

Non-uniform memory access Remote (Kb).

mem|numa.local_latest

NUMA Local Latest

Non-uniform memory access Local (Kb).

mem|numa.migrations_latest

NUMA Migrations Latest

Non-uniform memory access Migrations (number).

mem|numa.locality_average

NUMA Locality Average

Non-uniform memory access Locality (%).

mem|demandOverLimit

Demand Over Limit

Amount of Memory Demand that is over the configured Memory Limit.

mem|demandOverCapacity

Demand Over Capacity

Amount of Memory Demand that is over the configured Memory Capacity.

mem|sizePctReduction

Recommended Size Reduction (%)

Percentage of recommended Memory size reduction.

mem|balloonPct

Balloon (%)

Percentage of total memory that has been reclaimed via ballooning.

mem|guest_usage

Guest Usage (KB)

Guest operating system use in kilobytes.

mem|guest_demand

Guest Demand (KB)

Guest operating system demand in kilobytes.

mem|host_nonpageable_estimate

Guest Non Pageable Memory (KB)

Guest operating system non-pageable memory in kilobytes.

mem|host_demand

Host Demand (KB)

Memory demand in kilobytes.

mem|host_demand_reservation

Demand with Reservation (KB)

Memory Demand with Reservation considered in KB.

mem|guest_workload

Guest Workload

Guest Workload (%).

mem|host_workload

Host Workload

Host Workload (%).

mem|vmmemctl_average

Balloon (%)

Amount of memory currently used by the virtual machine memory control.

mem|active_average

Guest Active (%)

Amount of memory that is actively used.

mem|granted_average

Granted (KB)

Amount of memory available for use.

mem|shared_average

Shared (KB)

Amount of shared memory in kilobytes.

mem|zero_average

Zero (KB)

Amount of memory that is all 0.

mem|swapped_average

Swapped (KB)

amount of unreservedmemory in kilobytes.

mem|swaptarget_average

Swap Target (KB)

Amount of memory that can be swapped in kilobytes.

mem|swapin_average

Swap In (KB)

Swap-in memory in kilobytes.

mem|swapout_average

Swap Out (KB)

amount of memory swapped out in kilobytes.

mem|usage_average

Usage (%)

Memory currently in use as a percentage of total available memory.

mem|vmmemctltarget_average

Balloon Target (KB)

Amount of memory that can be used by the virtual machine memory control.

mem|consumed_average

Consumed (KB)

Amount of host memory consumed by the virtual machine for guest memory in kilobytes.

mem|overhead_average

Overhead (KB)

Memory overhead in kilobytes.

mem|host_dynamic_entitlement

Host Dynamic Entitlement

Mem Machine Dynamic Entitlement.

mem|swapinRate_average

Swap In Rate (KBps)

Rate at which memory is swapped from disk into active memory during the interval.

mem|swapoutRate_average

Swap Out Rate (KBps)

Rate at which memory is being swapped from active memory to disk during the current interval.

mem|activewrite_average

Active Write (KB)

Active writes in kilobytes.

mem|compressed_average

Compressed (KB)

Compressed memory in kilobytes.

mem|commpressionRate_average

Compression Rate (KBps)

Compression rate in kilobytes per second.

mem|decompressionRate_average

Decompression Rate (KBps)

Decompression rate in kilobytes per second.

mem|overheadMax_average

Overhead Max (KB)

Maximum overhead in kilobytes.

mem|zipSaved_latest

Zip Saved (KB)

Zip-saved memory in kilobytes.

mem|zipped_latest

Zipped (KB)

Zipped memory in kilobytes.

mem|entitlement_average

Entitlement

Amount of host physical memory the VM is entitled to, as determined by the ESX schedule.

mem|latency_average

Latency

Percentage of time the VM is waiting to access swapped or compressed memory.

mem|capacity.contention_average

Capacity Contention

Capacity Contention.

mem|llSwapInRate_average

Swap In Rate from Host Cache

Rate at which memory is being swapped from host cache into active memory.

mem|llSwapOutRate_average

Swap Out Rate to Host Cache

Rate at which memory is being swapped to host cache from active memory.

mem|llSwapUsed_average

Swap Space Used in Host Cache

Space used for caching swapped pages in the host cache.

mem|overheadTouched_average

Overhead Touched

Actively touched overhead memory (KB) reserved for use as the virtualization overhead for the VM.

Datastore Metrics for Virtual Machines

Datastore metrics provide information about datastore use.

Table 5. Datastore Metrics for Virtual Machines

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

datastore|commandsAveraged_average

Commands per second

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

datastore|demand_oio

Outstanding IO requests

OIO for datastore.

datastore|oio

Number of Outstanding IO Operations

Number of outstanding IO operations.

datastore|demand

Demand

Datatstore demand.

datastore|totalLatency_average

Disk Command Latency (ms)

The average amount of time taken for a command from the perspective of a Guest OS. This is the sum of Kernel Command Latency and Physical Device Command Latency.

datastore|usage_average

Usage Average (KBps)

Usage Average (KBps).

datastore|used

Used Space (MB)

Used space in megabytes.

datastore|notshared

Not Shared (GB)

Space used by VMs that is not shared.

datastore|numberReadAveraged_average

Reads per second

Average number of read commands issued per second during the collection interval.

datastore|numberWriteAveraged_average

Writes per second

Average number of write commands issued per second during the collection interval.

datastore|read_average

Read Rate (KBps)

Rate of reading data from the datastore in kilobytes per second.

datastore|totalReadLatency_average

Read Latency (ms)

Average amount of time for a read operation from the datastore. Total latency = kernel latency + device latency.

datastore|totalWriteLatency_average

Write Latency (ms)

Average amount of time for a write operation to the datastore. Total latency = kernel latency + device latency.

datastore|write_average

Write Rate

Rate of writing data to the datastore.

datastore|maxTotalLatency_latest

Highest Latency

Highest Latency.

datastore|totalLatency_max

Total Latency Max

Total Latency Max (ms).

datastore|maxObserved_NumberRead

Max Observed Reads per second

Max observed average number of read commands issued per second during the collection interval.

datastore|maxObserved_Read

Max Observed Read Rate

Max observed rate of reading data from the datastore.

datastore|maxObserved_NumberWrite

Max Observed Writes per second

Max observed average number of write commands issued per second during the collection interval.

datastore|maxObserved_Write

Max Observed Write Rate

Max observed rate of writing data from the datastore.

datastore|maxObserved_OIO

Max Observed Number of Outstanding IO Operations

Max Observed Number of Outstanding IO Operations.

Disk Metrics for Virtual Machines

Disk metrics provide information about disk use.

Table 6. Disk Metrics for Virtual Machines

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

disk|numberReadAveraged_average

Reads per second

Average number of read commands issued per second during the collection interval.

disk|numberWriteAveraged_average

Writes per second

Average number of write commands issued per second during the collection interval.

disk|commandsAveraged_average

Commands per second

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

disk|usage_average

Usage Rate (KBps)

Use rate in kilobytes per second.

disk|usage_capacity

I/O Usage Capacity

I/O Usage Capacity.

disk|diskoio

Number of Outstanding IO Operations

Number of outstanding IO operations.

disk|diskqueued

Queued Operations

Queued operations.

disk|diskdemand

Demand (%)

Percent demand.

disk |sum_queued_oio

Total Queued Outstanding operations

Sum of Queued Operation and Outstanding Operations.

disk|max_observed

Max Observed OIO

Max Observed IO for a disk.

disk|read_average

Read Rate (KBps)

Amount of data read in the performance interval.

disk|write_average

Write Rate (KBps)

Amount of data written to disk in the performance interval.

disk|numberRead_summation

Read Requests

Number of times data was read from the disk in the defined interval.

disk|numberWrite_summation

Write Requests

Number of times data was written to the disk in the defined interval.

disk|busResets_summation

Bus Resets

The number of bus resets in the performance interval.

disk|commands_summation

Commands Issued

The number of disk commands issued in the performance interval.

disk|commandsAborted_summation

Commands Aborted

The number of disk commands aborted in the performance interval.

disk|maxTotalLatency_latest

Highest Latency

Highest latency.

disk|scsiReservationConflicts_summation

SCSI Reservation Conflicts

SCSI Reservation Conflicts.

disk|totalReadLatency_average

Disk Read Latency

The average amount of time taken for a read from the perspective of a Guest OS. This is the sum of Kernel Read Latency and Physical Device Read Latency.

disk|totalWriteLatency_average

Disk Write Latency

The average amount of time taken for a write from the perspective of a Guest OS. This is the sum of Kernel Write Latency and Physical Device Write Latency.

disk|totalLatency_average

Disk Command Latency (ms)

The average amount of time taken for a command from the perspective of a Guest OS. This is the sum of Kernel Command Latency and Physical Device Command Latency.

Virtual Disk Metrics for Virtual Machines

Virtual disk metrics provide information about virtual disk use.

Table 7. Virtual Disk Metrics for Virtual Machines

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

virtualDisk|usage

Usage

Average CPU usage as a percentage.

virtualDisk|totalLatency

Total Latency

Total latency.

virtualDisk|commandsAveraged_average

Commands Per Second

Average number of commands per second.

virtualDisk|numberReadAveraged_average

Read Requests

Average number of read commands issued per second to the virtual disk during the collection interval.

virtualDisk|numberWriteAveraged_average

Write Requests

Average number of write commands issued per second to the virtual disk during the collection interval.

virtualDisk|read_average

Read Rate (KBps)

Rate of reading data from the virtual disk in kilobytes per second.

virtualDisk|totalReadLatency_average

Read Latency (ms)

Average amount of time for a read operation from the virtual disk. Total latency = kernel latency + device latency.

virtualDisk|totalWriteLatency_average

Write Latency (ms)

Average amount of time for a write operation to the virtual disk. Total latency = kernel latency + device latency.

virtualDisk|write_average

Write Rate (KBps)

Rate of writing data from the virtual disk in kilobytes per second.

virtualDisk|busResets_summation

Bus Resets

The number of bus resets in the performance interval.

virtualDisk|commandsAborted_summation

Commands Aborted

The number of disk commands aborted in the performance interval.

virtualDisk|readLoadMetric_latest

Read Load

Storage DRS virtual disk metric read load.

virtualDisk|readOIO_latest

Outstanding Read Requests

Average number of outstanding read requests to the virtual disk.

virtualDisk|writeLoadMetric_latest

Write Load

Storage DRS virtual disk write load.

virtualDisk|writeOIO_latest

Outstanding Write Requests

Average number of outstanding write requests to the virtual disk.

virtualDisk|smallSeeks_latest

Number of Small Seeks

Small Seeks.

virtualDisk|mediumSeeks_latest

Number of Medium Seeks

Medium Seeks.

virtualDisk|largeSeeks_latest

Number of Large Seeks

Large Seeks.

virtualDisk|readLatencyUS_latest

Read Latency (microseconds)

Read Latency in microseconds.

virtualDisk|writeLatencyUS_latest

Write Latency (microseconds)

Write Latency in microseconds.

virtualDisk|readIOSize_latest

Average Read request size

Read IO size.

virtualDisk|writeIOSize_latest

Average Write request size

Write IO size.

Guest File System Metrics for Virtual Machines

Guest file system metrics provide information about guest file system capacity and free space.

Table 8. Guest File System Metrics for Virtual Machines

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

guestfilesystem|capacity

Guest File System Capacity (MB)

Total capacity on guest file system in megabytes.

guestfilesystem|freespace

Guest File System Free (MB)

Total free space on guest file system in megabytes.

guestfilesystem|percentage

Guest File System Usage (%)

Percent guest file system.

guestfilesystem|usage

Guest File System Usage

Total usage of guest file system.

guestfilesystem|freespace_total

Total Guest File System Free (GB)

Total free space on guest file system.

guestfilesystem|capacity_total

Total Guest File System Capacity(GB)

Total capacity on guest file system.

guestfilesystem|percentage_total

Total Guest File System Usage (%)

Guest file system space utilization.

guestfilesystem|usage_total

Total Guest File System Usage

Total usage of guest file system.

Network Metrics for Virtual Machines

Network metrics provide information about network performance.

Table 9. Network Metrics for Virtual Machines

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

net|demand

Demand (%)

Percent demand.

net|usage_average

Usage Rate (KBps)

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

net|packetsRxPerSec

Packets Received per second

Number of packets received in the performance interval.

net|packetsTxPerSec

Packets Transmitted per second

Number of packets transmitted in the performance interval.

net|transmitted_average

Data Transmit Rate (KBps)

Average amount of data transmitted in kilobytes per second.

net|received_average

Data Receive Rate (KBps)

Average amount of data received per second.

net|PacketsPerSec

Packets per second

Number of packets transmitted and received per second.

net|usage_capacity

I/O Usage Capacity

IO use capacity.

net|maxObserved_KBps

Max Observed Throughput (KBps)

Maximum observed throughput in kilobytes per second.

net|maxObserved_Tx_KBps

Max Observed Transmitted Throughput

Max observed transmitted rate of network throughput.

net|maxObserved_Rx_KBps

Max Observed Received Throughput

Max observed received rate of network throughput.

net|packetsRx_summation

Packets Received

Number of packets received in the performance interval.

net|packetsTx_summation

Packets Transmitted

Number of packets transmitted in the performance interval.

net|droppedRx_summation

Received Packets Dropped

Number of received packets dropped in the performance interval.

net|dropppedTx_summation

Transmitted Packets Dropped

Number of transmitted packets dropped in the performance interval.

net|droppedPct

Packets Dropped (%)

Percentage of packets dropped.

net|dropped

Packets Dropped

Number of packets dropped in the performance interval.

net|broadcastTx_summation

Broadcast Packets Transmitted

Number of broadcast packets transmitted during the sampling interval.

net|broadcastRx_summation

Broadcast Packets Received

Number of broadcast packets received during the sampling interval.

net|bytesRx_average

bytes Rx (KBps)

Average amount of data received per second.

net|bytesTx_average

bytes Tx (KBps)

Average amount of data transmitted per second.

net|multicastRx_summation

Multicast Packets Received

Number of multicast packets received.

net|multicastTx_summation

Multicast Packets Transmitted

Number of multicast packets transmitted.

net|host_transmitted_average

VM to Host Data Transmit Rate

Average amount of data transmitted per second between VM and host.

net|host_received_average

VM to Host Data Receive Rate

Average amount of data received per second between VM and host.

net|host_usage_average

VM to Host Usage Rate

The sum of the data transmitted and received for all the NIC instances between VM and host.

net|host_maxObserved_Tx_KBps

VM to Host Max Observed Transmitted Throughput

Max observed transmitted rate of network throughput between VM and host.

net|host_maxObserved_Rx_KBps

VM to Host Max Observed Received Throughput

Max observed received rate of network throughput between VM and host.

net|host_maxObserved_KBps

VM to Host Max Observed Throughput

Max observed rate of network throughput between VM and host.

net|transmit_demand_average

Data Transmit Demand Rate

Data transmitted demand rate.

net|receive_demand_average

Data Receive Demand Rate

Data received demand rate.

System Metrics for Virtual Machines

System metrics for virtual machines provide general information about the virtual machine, such as its build number and running state.

Table 10. System Metrics for Virtual Machines

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

sys|poweredOn

Powered ON

Powered on virtual machines. 1 if powered on, 0 if powered off, -1 if unknown

sys|uptime_latest

Uptime (seconds)

Number of seconds since system startup.

sys|heartbeat_summation

Heartbeat

Number of heartbeats from the virtual machine in the defined interval.

sys|vmotionEnabled

vMotion Enabled

1 if vMotion is enabled or 0 if vMotion is not enabled.

sys|productString

Product String

VMware product string.

sys|build

Build Number

VMware build number.

sys|osUptime_latest

OS Uptime

Total time elapsed, in seconds, since last operating system boot-up.

Power Metrics for Virtual Machines

Power metrics provide information about power use.

Table 11. Power Metrics for Virtual Machines

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

power|energy_summation

Energy (Joule)

Energy use in joules.

power|power_average

Power (Watt)

Average power use in watts.

Disk Space Metrics for Virtual Machines

Disk space metrics provide information about disk space use.

Table 12. Disk Space Metrics for Virtual Machines

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

diskspace|notshared

Not Shared (GB)

Unshared space in kilobytes.

diskspace|numvmdisk

Number of Virtual Disks

Number of virtual disks.

diskspace|provisioned

Provisioned Space (GB)

Provisioned space in gigabytes.

diskspace|provisionedSpace

Provisioned Space for VM

Provisioned space for VM.

diskspace|shared

Shared Used (GB)

Shared used space in gigabytes.

diskspace|snapshot

Snapshot Space (GB)

Space used by snapshots.

diskspace|diskused

Virtual Disk Used (GB)

Space used by virtual disks in gigabytes.

diskspace|used

Virtual machine used (GB)

Space used by virtual machine files in gigabytes.

diskspace|total_usage

Total disk space used

Total disk space used on all datastores visible to this object.

diskspace|total_capacity

Total disk space

Total disk space on all datastores visible to this object.

diskspace|total_provisioned

Total provisioned disk space

Total provisioned disk space on all datastores visible to this object.

diskspace|activeNotShared

Active not shared

Unshared disk space used by VMs excluding snapshot.

Storage Metrics for Virtual Machines

Storage metrics provide information about storage use.

Table 13. Storage Metrics for Virtual Machines

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

storage|commandsAveraged_average

Commands per second

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

storage|contention

Contention percentage

Percent contention.

storage|demandKBps

Demand (KBps)

Demand in kilobytes per second.

storage|totalReadLatency_average

Read Latency (ms)

Average amount of time for a read operation.

storage|read_average

Read Rate (KBps)

Read throughput rate in kilobytes per second.

storage|numberReadAveraged_average

Reads per second

Average number of read commands issued per second during the collection interval.

storage|totalLatency_average

Total Latency (ms)

Total latency in milliseconds.

storage|usage_average

Total Usage (KBps)

Total throuput rate in kilobytes per second.

storage|totalWriteLatency_average

Write Latency (ms)

Average amount of time for a write operation.

storage|write_average

Write Rate (KBps)

Write throughput rate in kilobytes per second.

storage|numberWriteAveraged_average

Writes per second

Average number of write commands issued per second during the collection interval.

Summary Metrics for Virtual Machines

Summary metrics provide information about overall performance.

Table 14. Summary Metrics for Virtual Machines

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

summary|workload_indicator

Workload Indicator (%)

Percent workload indicator.

summary|cpu_shares

CPU Shares

CPU shares.

summary|mem_shares

Memory Shares

Memory shares.

summary|number_datastore

Number of Datastores

Number of datastores.

summary|number_network

Number of Networks

Number of networks.

summary|running

Running

Number of running virtual machines.

summary|desktop_status

Desktop Status

Horizon View Desktop Status.