Availability of Aurora metrics in the Amazon RDS console - Amazon Aurora

Availability of Aurora metrics in the Amazon RDS console

Not all of the metrics provided by Amazon Aurora are available to you in the Amazon RDS console. You can view them using other tools, however, such as the AWS CLI and CloudWatch API. In addition, some of the metrics that are available in the Amazon RDS console are either shown only for specific instance classes, or with different names and different units of measurement.

Latest Metrics view

You can view a subset of categorized Aurora metrics in the Latest Metrics view of the Amazon RDS console. The following table lists the categories and associated metrics displayed in the Amazon RDS console for an Aurora instance.

Category Metrics
SQL

ActiveTransactions

BlockedTransactions

BufferCacheHitRatio

CommitLatency

CommitThroughput

DatabaseConnections

DDLLatency

DDLThroughput

Deadlocks

DMLLatency

DMLThroughput

LoginFailures

ResultSetCacheHitRatio

SelectLatency

SelectThroughput

System

AuroraReplicaLag

AuroraReplicaLagMaximum

AuroraReplicaLagMinimum

CPUCreditBalance

CPUCreditUsage

CPUUtilization

FreeableMemory

FreeLocalStorage

NetworkReceiveThroughput

Deployment

AuroraReplicaLag

BufferCacheHitRatio

ResultSetCacheHitRatio

SelectThroughput

Aurora metrics available in specific cases

In addition, some Aurora metrics are either shown only for specific instance classes, or only for DB instances, or with different names and different units of measurement:

  • The CPUCreditBalance and CPUCreditUsage metrics are displayed only for Aurora MySQL db.t2 instance classes and for Aurora PostgreSQL db.t3 instance classes.

  • The following metrics that are displayed with different names, as listed:

    Metric Display name

    AuroraReplicaLagMaximum

    Replica lag maximum

    AuroraReplicaLagMinimum

    Replica lag minimum

    DDLThroughput

    DDL

    NetworkReceiveThroughput

    Network throughput

    VolumeBytesUsed

    [Billed] Volume bytes used

    VolumeReadIOPs

    [Billed] Volume read IOPs

    VolumeWriteIOPs

    [Billed] Volume write IOPs

  • The following metrics apply to an entire Aurora DB cluster, but are displayed only when viewing DB instances for an Aurora DB cluster in the Amazon RDS console:

    • VolumeBytesUsed

    • VolumeReadIOPs

    • VolumeWriteIOPs

  • The following metrics are displayed in megabytes, instead of bytes, in the Amazon RDS console:

    • FreeableMemory

    • FreeLocalStorage

    • NetworkReceiveThroughput

    • NetworkTransmitThroughput

Aurora metrics that aren't available

The following Aurora metrics aren't available in the Amazon RDS console:

  • AuroraBinlogReplicaLag

  • DeleteLatency

  • DeleteThroughput

  • EngineUptime

  • InsertLatency

  • InsertThroughput

  • NetworkThroughput

  • Queries

  • UpdateLatency

  • UpdateThroughput