vRealize Operations Manager collects configuration, CPU usage, memory, and summary metrics for resource pool objects.

Resource Pool metrics include capacity and badge metrics. See definitions in:

Configuration Metrics for Resource Pools

Configuration metrics provide information about memory and CPU allocation configuration.

Table 1. Configuration Metrics for Resource Pools

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

config|mem_alloc_reservation

Memory Allocation Reservation

Memory Allocation Reservation.

CPU Usage Metrics for Resource Pools

CPU usage metrics provide information about CPU use.

Table 2. CPU Usage Metrics for Resource Pools

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

cpu|capacity_demandEntitlementPct

Capacity Demand Entitlement (%)

CPU Capacity Demand Entitlement Percentage.

cpu|capacity_entitlement

Capacity entitlement (MHz)

CPU Capacity Entitlement.

cpu|capacity_contentionPct

CPU Contention (%)

CPU capacity contention.

cpu|demandmhz

Demand (MHz)

CPU demand in megahertz.

cpu|capacity_contention

Overall CPU Contention (ms)

Overall CPU contention in milliseconds.

cpu|usagemhz_average

Usage

Average CPU use in megahertz.

cpu|effective_limit

Effective limit

CPU effective limit.

cpu|reservation_used

Reservation Used

CPU reservation used.

cpu|estimated_entitlement

Estimated entitlement

CPU estimated entitlement.

cpu|dynamic_entitlement

Dynamic entitlement

CPU dynamic entitlement.

cpu|demand_without_overhead

Demand without overhead

Value of demand excluding any overhead

Memory Metrics for Resource Pools

Memory metrics provide information about memory use and allocation.

Table 3. Memory Metrics for Resource Pools

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

mem|vmmemctl_average

Balloon (KB)

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

mem|compressionRate_average

Compression Rate (KBps)

Compression rate in kilobytes per second.

mem|consumed_average

Consumed (KB)

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

mem|host_contentionPct

Contention (%)

Macine contention percentage.

mem|guest_usage

Guest usage

Guest memory entitlement.

mem|guest_demand

Guest demand

Guest memory entitlement.

mem|host_contention

Contention (KB)

Machine contention in kilobytes.

mem|decompressionRate_average

Decompression Rate (KBps)

Decompression rate in kilobytes per second.

mem|granted_average

Granted (KB)

Average of memory available for use.

mem|active_average

Guest Active (KB)

Amount of memory that is actively used.

mem|overhead_average

VM Overhead (KB)

Memory overhead reported by host.

mem|shared_average

Shared (KB)

Amount of shared memory.

mem|reservation_used

Reservation Used

Memory Reservation Used.

mem|dynamic_entitlement

Dynamic Entitlement

Memory Dynamic Entitlement.

mem|effective_limit

Effective Limit

Memory Effective Limit.

mem|swapinRate_average

swapinRate_average

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

mem|swapoutRate_average

swapoutRate_average

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

mem|swapped_average

Swapped (KB)

Amount of unreserved memory.

mem|usage_average

Usage (%)

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

mem|zero_average

Zero (KB)

Amount of memory that is all zero.

mem|zipped_latest

Zipped (KB)

Latest zipped memory in kilobytes.

mem|swapin_average

Swap In (KB)

Amount of memory swapped in kilobytes.

mem|swapout_average

Swap Out (KB)

Amount of memory swapped out in kilobytes.

mem|swapused_average

Swap Used (KB)

Amount of memory used for swap space in kilobytes.

mem|guest_provisioned

Guest Configured Memory (KB)

Guest configured memory in kilobytes.

Summary Metrics for Resource Pools

Summary metrics provide information about overall performance.

Table 4. Summary Metrics for Resource Pools

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

summary|number_running_vms

Number of Running VMs

Number of running virtual machines.

summary|total_number_vms

Total Number of VMs

Total number of virtual machines.

summary|iowait

IO Wait (ms)

IO wait time in milliseconds.