vRealize Operations Manager collects configuration, storage, disk space, CPU use, disk, memory, network, power, and summary metrics for cluster compute resources.

Cluster Compute Resource metrics include capacity and badge metrics. See definitions in:

Configuration Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

Configuration metrics provide information about configuration settings.

Table 1. Configuration Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

configuration|dasconfig|failoverLevel

Failover Level

DAS configuration failover level.

configuration|dasconfig|activeAdministrationControlPolicy

Active Admission Control Policy

DAS configuration active admission control policy.

configuration|dasconfig|adminissionControlPolicy|cpuFailoverResourcesPercent

CPU Failover Resources Percent

Percent CPU failover resources for DAS configuration admission control policy.

configuration|dasconfig|adminissionControlPolicy|memoryFailoverResourcesPercent

Memory Failover Resources Percent

Percent memory failover resources for DAS configuration admission control policy.

Storage Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

Storage metrics provide information about storage use.

Table 2. Storage Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

storage|usage_average

Total Usage

Total throughput rate in kilobytes per second.

Disk Space Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

Disk space metrics provide information about disk space use.

Table 3. Disk Space Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

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|diskused

Virtual Disk Used (GB)

Space used by virtual disks in gigabytes.

diskspace|snapshot

Snapshot Space (GB)

Space used by snapshots in gigabytes.

diskspace|shared

Shared Used (GB)

Shared used space in gigabytes.

diskspace|notshared

Not Shared (GB)

Space used by VMs that is not shared.

CPU Usage Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

CPU usage metrics provide information about CPU use.

Table 4. CPU Usage Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

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|iowait

IO Wait

IO wait time in milliseconds.

cpu|numpackages

Number of CPU Sockets

Number of CPU sockets.

cpu|capacity_contention

Overall CPU Contention

Overall CPU contention in milliseconds.

cpu|capacity_provisioned

Host Provisioned Capacity

Provisioned CPU capacity in megahertz.

cpu|corecount_provisioned

Provisioned vCPUs

Number of provisioned CPU cores.

cpu|reservedCapacity_average

Reserved Capacity

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

cpu|wait

Wait

CPU time spent on idle state in milliseconds.

cpu|usagemhz_average

Usage (MHz)

Average CPU use in megahertz.

cpu|totalCapacity _average

Total Capacity

Total CPU capacity in megahertz.

cpu|demand_average

Demand

CPU Demand.

cpu|overhead_average

Overhead

Amount of CPU overhead.

cpu|demand_without_overhead

Demand without overhead

Value of demand excluding any overhead.

cpu|vm_capacity_provisioned

Provisioned Capacity

Provisioned Capacity (MHz).

cpu|num_hosts_stressed

Number of hosts stressed

Number of hosts stressed.

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 Cluster Compute Resources

Disk metrics provide information about disk use.

Table 5. Disk Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

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 Command Latency and Physical Device Command Latency metrics.

disk|totalReadLatency_average

Disk Read Latency

Average amount of time for a read operation from the virtual disk. The total latency is the sum of Kernel latency and device latency.

disk|totalWriteLatency_average

Disk Write 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|numberRead_summation

Read Rate (KBps)

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

disk|numberReadAveraged_average

Reads per second

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

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|numberWrite_summation

Write Rate (KBps)

Number of times data was written to disk during the collection interval.

disk|numberWriteAveraged_average

Writes per second

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

disk|read_average

Read Requests

Amount of data read from the disk during the collection interval.

disk|write_average

Write Requests

Amount of data written to the disk during the collection interval.

disk|commands_summation

Commands Issued

Number of disk commands issued during the collection interval.

disk|sum_queued_oio

Total Queued Outstanding operations

Sum of queued operation and outstanding operations.

disk|max_observed

Max Observed OIO

Max observed outstanding IO for a disk.

Memory Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

Memory metrics provide information about memory use and allocation.

Table 6. Memory Metrics for Cluster Computer Resources

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

mem|activewrite_average

Active Write (KB)

Active writes in kilobytes.

mem|compressed_average

Compressed (KB)

Average compression in kilobytes.

mem|compressionRate_average

Compression Rate (KBps)

Average compression rate in kilobytes.

mem|consumed_average

Consumed (KB)

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

mem|host_contentionPct

Contention

Machine contention percentage.

mem|host_contention

Contention (KB)

Contention in kilobytes.

mem|decompressionRate_average

Decompression Rate (KBps)

Decompression rate in kilobytes.

mem|granted_average

Granted (KB)

Amount of memory available for use.

mem|active_average

Guest Active (KB)

Amount of memory that is actively used.

mem|heap_average

Heap (KB)

Amount of memory allocated for heap.

mem|heapfree_average

Heap Free (KB)

Free space in the heap.

mem|vmmemctl_average

Balloon

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

mem|overhead_average

VM Overhead (KB)

Memory overhead reported by host.

mem|host_provisioned

Provisioned Memory (KB)

Provisioned memory in kilobytes.

mem|reservedCapacity_average

Reserved Capacity (KB)

Reserved capacity in kilobytes.

mem|shared_average

Shared (KB)

Amount of shared memory.

mem|sharedcommon_average

Shared Common (KB)

Amount of shared common memory.

mem|swapin_average

Swap In (KB)

Amount of memory that is swapped in for the service console.

mem|swapinRate_average

Swap In Rate (KBps)

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

mem|swapout_average

Swap Out (KB)

Amount of memory that is swapped out for the service console.

mem|swapoutRate_average

Swap Out Rate (KBps)

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

mem|swapused_average

Swap Used (KB)

Amount of memory used for swap space.

mem|totalCapacity_average

Total Capacity (KB)

Total capacity in kilobytes.

mem|unreserved_average

Unreserved (KB)

Amount of unreserved memory.

mem|host_usable

Usable Memory (KB)

Usable memory in kilobytes.

mem|host_usagePct

Usage/Usable

Percent memory used.

mem|host_usage

Host Usage (KB)

Memory use in kilobytes.

mem|host_demand

Machine Demand

Memory Machine Demand in KB.

mem|host_systemUsage

ESX System Usage

Memory usage by the VMkernel and ESX user-level services.

mem|usage_average

Usage

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

mem|sysUsage_average

VM kernel Usage (KB)

Amount of memory that the VM kernel uses.

mem|zero_average

Zero (KB)

Amount of memory that is all 0.

mem|num_hosts_stressed

Number of hosts stressed

Number of hosts stressed.

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 Cluster Compute Resources

Network metrics provide information about network performance.

Table 7. Network Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

net|received_average

Data Receive Rate (KBps)

Average amount of data received per second.

net|transmitted_average

Data Transmit Rate (KBps)

Average amount of data transmitted per second.

net|dropped

Packets Dropped

Number of packets dropped in the performance interval.

net|droppedPct

Packets Dropped (%)

Percentage of packets dropped.

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|droppedTx_summation

Transmitted Packets Dropped

Number of transmitted packets dropped in the performance interval.

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|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.

Datastore Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

Datastore metrics provide information about Datastore use.

Table 8. Datastore Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

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.

Cluster Services Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

Cluster Services metrics provide information about cluster services.

Table 9. Cluster Services Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

clusterServices|effectivecpu_average

Effective CPU Resources (MHz)

VMware DRS effective CPU resources available.

clusterServices|effectivemem_average

Effective Memory Resources (KB)

VMware DRS effective memory resources available.

Power Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

Power metrics provide information about power use.

Table 10. Power Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

power|energy_summation

Energy (Joule)

Energy use in joules.

power|power_average

Power (Watt)

Average power use in watts.

power|powerCap_average

Power Cap (Watt)

Average power capacity in watts.

Summary Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

Summary metrics provide information about overall performance.

Table 11. Summary Metrics for Cluster Compute Resources

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|number_vmotion

Number of vMotions

Number of vMotions.

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|max_number_vms

Maximum Number of VMs

Maximum Number of virtual machines.

summary|workload_indicator

Workload Indicator

Percent workload indicator.

summary|total_number_datastores

Total Number of Datastores

Total number of datastores.

summary|number_running_vcpus

Number of 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 number of running virtual machines per running host.

summary|avg_vm_cpu

Average Provisioned Capacity (MHz) per Running VM

Average provisioned capacity, in megahertz, per running virtual machine.

summary|avg_vm_mem

Average Provisioned Memory (KB) per Running VM

Average provisioned memory, in kilobytes. per running virtual machine.