vRealize Operations Manager collects CPU usage, disk, memory, network, storage, disk space, and summary metrics for datacenter objects.

Datacenter metrics include capacity and badge metrics. See definitions in:

CPU Usage Metrics for Datacenters

CPU usage metrics provide information about CPU use.

Table 1. CPU Usage Metrics for Datacenters

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

cpu|capacity_usagepct_average

Capacity Usage (%)

Percent capacity used.

cpu|capacity_contentionPct

CPU Contention (%)

CPU capacity contention.

cpu|demandPct

Demand (%)

CPU demand percentage.

cpu|demandmhz

Demand

Demand in megahertz.

cpu|demand_average

Demand (MHz)

CPU Demand.

cpu|overhead_average

Overhead (KB)

Amount of CPU overhead.

cpu|demand_without_overhead

Demand without overhead

Value of demand excluding any overhead.

cpu|wait

Total Wait

CPU time spent on idle state.

cpu|numpackages

Number of CPU Sockets

Number of CPU sockets.

cpu|capacity_contention

Overall CPU Contention (ms)

Overall CPU contention in milliseconds.

cpu|capacity_provisioned

Host Provisioned Capacity (MHz)

Host provisioned capacity in megahertz.

cpu|corecount_provisioned

Provisioned vCPU(s)

Provisioned vCPU(s).

cpu|reservedCapacity_average

Reserved Capacity (MHz)

The sum of the reservation properties of the (immediate) children of the host's root resource pool.

cpu|usagemhz_average

Usage

Average CPU usage in megahertz.

cpu|iowait

IO Wait

IO wait time in milliseconds.

cpu|vm_capacity_provisioned

Provisioned Capacity

Provisioned Capacity.

cpu|stress_balance_factor

Stress Balance Factor

Stress Balance Factor.

cpu|min_host_capacity_remaining

Lowest Provider Capacity Remaining

Lowest Provider Capacity Remaining.

cpu|workload_balance_factor

Workload Balance Factor

Workload Balance Factor.

cpu|max_host_workload

Highest Provider Workload

Highest Provider Workload.

cpu|host_workload_disparity

Host workload Max-Min Disparity

Difference of Max and Min host workload in the container.

cpu|host_stress_disparity

Host stress Max-Min Disparity

Difference of Max and Min host stress in the container.

Disk Metrics for Datacenters

Disk metrics provide information about disk use.

Table 2. Disk Metrics for Datacenters

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

disk|commandsAveraged_average

Commands per second

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

disk|totalLatency_average

Disk Command Latency (ms)

Average amount of time taken for a command from the perspective of the guest operating system. This metric is the sum of the Kernel Disk Command Latency and Physical Device Command Latency metrics.

disk|usage_average

Usage Rate (KBps)

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

disk|sum_queued_oio

Total queued outstanding operations

Sum of queued operations and outstanding operations.

disk|max_observed

Max observed OIO

Max observed IO for a disk.

Memory Metrics for Datacenters

Memory metrics provide information about memory use and allocation.

Table 3. Memory Metrics for Datacenters

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

mem|host_contentionPct

Contention (%)

Machine Contention Percentage.

mem|host_demand

Machine Demand (KB)

Memory machine demand in kilobytes.

mem|host_systemUsage

ESX System Usage

Memory usage by the VM kernel and ESX user-level services.

mem|host_provisioned

Provisioned Memory (KB)

Provisioned host memory in kilobytes.

mem|reservedCapacity_average

Reserved Capacity (KB)

Reserved memory capacity in kilobytes.

mem|host_usable

Usable Memory (KB)

Usable host memory in kilobytes.

mem|host_usage

Host Usage

Host memory use in kilobytes.

mem|host_usagePct

Usage/Usable (%)

Percent host memory used.

mem|overhead_average

VM Overhead

Memory overhead reported by host.

mem|stress_balance_factor

Stress Balance Factor

Stress Balance Factor.

mem|min_host_capacity_remaining

Lowest Provider Capacity Remaining

Lowest Provider Capacity Remaining.

mem|workload_balance_factor

Workload Balance Factor

Workload Balance Factor.

mem|max_host_workload

Highest Provider Workload

Highest Provider Workload.

mem|host_workload_disparity

Host workload Max-Min Disparity

Difference of Max and Min host workload in the container.

mem|host_stress_disparity

Host stress Max-Min Disparity

Difference of Max and Min host stress in the container.

Network Metrics for Datacenters

Network metrics provide information about network performance.

Table 4. Network Metrics for Datacenters

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

net|droppedPct

Packets Dropped

Percentage of packets dropped.

net|maxObservedKBps

Max Observed Throughput

Max observed rate of network throughput.

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|transmitted_average

Data Transmit Rate

Average amount of data transmitted per second.

net|received_average

Data Receive Rate

Average amount of data received per second.

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.

Storage Metrics for Datacenters

Storage metrics provide information about storage use.

Table 5. Storage Metrics for Datacenters

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

storage|usage_average

Total Usage

Total throughput rate.

Datastore Metrics for Datacenters

Datastore metrics provide information about Datastore use.

Table 6. Datastore Metrics for Datacenters

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

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.

datastore|demand_oio

Outstanding IO requests

OIO for datastore.

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

Amount of data read in the performance interval.

datastore|write_average

Write Rate

Amount of data written to disk in the performance interval.

Disk Space Metrics for Datacenters

Disk space metrics provide information about disk use.

Table 7. Disk Space Metrics for Datacenters

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

diskspace|used

Virtual machine used

Used virtual machine disk space 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|notshared

Not Shared (GB)

Unshared disk space in gigabytes.

diskspace|shared

Shared Used (GB)

Shared disk space in gigabytes.

diskspace|snapshot

Snapshot Space (GB)

Snapshot disk space in gigabytes.

diskspace|diskused

Virtual Disk Used (GB)

Used virtual disk space in gigabytes.

diskspace|numvmdisk

Number of Virtual Disks

Number of Virtual Disks.

Summary Metrics for Datacenters

Summary metrics provide information about overall performance.

Table 8. Summary Metrics for Datacenters

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

summary|number_running_hosts

Number of Running Hosts

Number of hosts that are ON.

summary|number_running_vms

Number of Running VMs

Number of running virtual machines.

summary|max_number_vms

Maximum Number of VMs

Maximum number of virtual machines.

summary|total_number_clusters

Total Number of Clusters

Total number of clusters.

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_datastores

Total Number of Datastores

Total number of datastores.

summary|number_running_vcpus

Number of VCPUs on Powered On VMs

Total number of VCPUs of virtual machines that are powered on.

summary|workload_indicator

Workload Indicator

Workload indicator.

summary|avg_vm_density

Average Running VM Count per Running Host

Average number of running virtual machines per running host.