vRealize Operations Manager collects CPU usage, memory, summary, network, and datastore metrics for custom data center objects.

Custom data center metrics include capacity and badge metrics. See definitions in:

CPU Usage Metrics for Custom Data Centers

CPU usage metrics provide information about CPU use.

Metric Name

Description

Host Provisioned Capacity

Host provisioned capacity (MHz).

Key: cpu|capacity_provisioned

Provisioned vCPU(s)

Provisioned vCPU(s).

Key: cpu|corecount_provisioned

Demand without overhead

Value of demand excluding any overhead.

Key: cpu|demand_without_overhead

Number of hosts stressed

Number of hosts stressed.

Key: cpu|num_hosts_stressed

Stress Balance Factor

Stress balance factor.

Key: cpu|stress_balance_factor

Lowest Provider Capacity Remaining

Lowest provider capacity remaining.

Key: cpu|min_host_capacity_remaining

Workload Balance Factor

Workload balance factor.

Key: cpu|workload_balance_factor

Highest Provider Workload

Highest provider workload.

Key: cpu|max_host_workload

Host workload Max-Min Disparity

Host workload max-min disparity.

Key: cpu|host_workload_disparity

Host stress Max-Min Disparity

Difference of max and min host stress in the container.

Key: cpu|host_stress_disparity

Memory Metrics for Custom Data Centers

Memory metrics provide information about memory use.

Metric Name

Description

Usable Memory

Usable memory.

Key: mem|host_usable

Machine Demand

Memory machine demand in KB.

Key: mem|host_demand

Number of hosts stressed

Number of hosts stressed.

Key: mem|num_hosts_stressed

Stress Balance Factor

Stress balance factor.

Key: mem|stress_balance_factor

Lowest Provider Capacity Remaining

Lowest provider capacity remaining.

Key: mem|min_host_capacity_remaining

Workload Balance Factor

Workload balance factor.

Key: mem|workload_balance_factor

Highest Provider Workload

Highest provider workload.

Key: mem|max_host_workload

Host workload Max-Min Disparity

Host workload max-min disparity.

Key: mem|host_workload_disparity

Host stress max-min disparity

Host stress max-min disparity.

Key: mem|host_stress_disparity

Summary Metrics for Custom Data Centers

Summary metrics provide information about overall performance.

Metric Name

Description

Number of Running VMs

Number of virtual machines that are ON.

Key: summary|number_running_vms

Maximum Number of VMs

Maximum number of virtual machines.

Key: summary|max_number_vms

Status

Status of the data center.

Key: summary|status

Network Metrics for Custom Data Centers

Network metrics provide information about network performance.

Metric Name

Description

Usage Rate

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

Key: net|usage_average

Data Transmit Rate

Average amount of data transmitted per second.

Key: net|transmitted_average

Data REceive Rate

Average amount of data received per second.

Key: net|received_average

Datastore Metrics for Custom Data Centers

Datastore metrics provide information about datastore use.

Metric Name

Description

Outstanding IO requests

OIO for datastore.

Key: datastore|demand_oio

Read IOPS

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

Key: datastore|numberReadAveraged_average

Write IOPS

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

Key: datastore|numberWriteAveraged_average

Read Throughput (KBps)

Amount of data read in the performance interval.

Key: datastore|read_average

Write Throughput (KBps)

Amount of data written to disk in the performance interval.

Key: datastore|write_average

Reclaimable Metrics for Custom Data Centers

Reclaimable metrics provide information about reclaimable resources.

Metric Name

Description

CPU (vCPUs)

Number of reclaimable vCPUs within the custom data center.

Key: reclaimable|cpu

Disk Space

Reclaimable disk space within the custom data center.

Key: reclaimable|diskspace

Potential Savings

Potential saving after reclamation of resources of all reclaimable VMs (Idle VMs, Powered Off VMs, VM snapshots) within the custom data center.

Key: reclaimable|cost

Memory (KB)

Reclaimable memory within the custom data center.

Key: reclaimable|mem

Virtual Machines

Number of VMs having reclaimable resources (Memory, disk space, vCPU) within the custom data center.

Key: reclaimable|vm_count

Idle VMs|Potential Savings

Potential saving after reclamation of resources of Idle VMs within the custom data center.

Key: reclaimable|idle_vms|cost

Powered Off VMs|Potential Savings

Potential saving after reclamation of resources of Powered Off VMs within the custom data center.

Key: reclaimable|poweredOff_vms|cost

VM Snapshots|Potential Savings

Potential saving after reclamation of VM snapshots within the custom data center.

Key: reclaimable|vm_snapshots |cost

Disabled Metrics

The following metrics are disabled in this version of vRealize Operations Manager. This means that they do not collect data by default.

You can enable these metrics in the Policy workspace. For more information, in VMware Docs search for Collect Metrics and Properties Details.

Metric Name

Key

Max Observed Throughput

Max observed rate of network throughput.

Key: net|maxObserved_KBps

Max Observed Transmitted Throughput

Max observed transmitted rate of network throughput.

Key: net|maxObserved_Tx_KBps

Max Observed Received Throughput

Max observed received rate of network throughput.

Key: net|maxObserved_Rx_KBps

Max Observed Reads per second

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

Key: datastore|maxObserved_NumberRead

Max Observed Read Rate

Max observed rate of reading data from the datastore.

Key: datastore|maxObserved_Read

Max Observed Writes per second

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

Key: datastore|maxObserved_NumberWrite

Max Observed Write Rate

Max observed rate of writing data from the datastore.

Key: datastore|maxObserved_Write

Max Observed Number of Outstanding IO Operations

Max observer number of outstanding IO operations.

Key: datastore|maxObserved_OIO