Sysdig Documentation

Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2)

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It is designed to make web-scale cloud computing easier for developers.

aws.ec2.CPUCreditBalance

The CPU credit balance of an instance, based on what has accrued since it started. For more information, refer to the Elastic Compute Cloud metric definition table.

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

Integer

Segment By

CloudProvider

Default Time Aggregation

Rate

Available Time Aggregation Formats

Avg, Rate, Sum, Min, Max

Default Group Aggregation

Average

Available Group Aggregation Formats

Avg, Sum, Min, Max

aws.ec2.CPUCreditUsage

The CPU credit usage by the instance. For more information, refer to the Elastic Compute Cloud metric definition documentation.

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

Integer

Segment By

CloudProvider

Default Time Aggregation

Rate

Available Time Aggregation Formats

Avg, Rate, Sum, Min, Max

Default Group Aggregation

Average

Available Group Aggregation Formats

Avg, Sum, Min, Max

aws.ec2.CPUUtilization

The percentage of allocated EC2 compute units currently in use on the instance. For more information, refer to the Elastic Compute Cloud metric definition documentation.

Note

This metric identifies the processing power required to run an application upon a selected instance.

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Gauge

Value Type

%

Segment By

CloudProvider

Default Time Aggregation

Average

Available Time Aggregation Formats

Avg, Rate, Sum, Min, Max

Default Group Aggregation

Average

Available Group Aggregation Formats

Avg, Sum, Min, Max

aws.ec2.DiskReadBytes

The total bytes read from all ephemeral disks available to the instance. For more information, refer to the Elastic Compute Cloud metric definition documentation.

Note

This metric is used to determine the volume of the data the application reads from the disk, and can be used to determine the speed of the application.

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Counter

Value Type

Byte

Segment By

CloudProvider

Default Time Aggregation

Rate

Available Time Aggregation Formats

Avg, Rate, Sum, Min, Max

Default Group Aggregation

Sum

Available Group Aggregation Formats

Avg, Sum, Min, Max

aws.ec2.DiskReadOps

Total completed read operations from all ephemeral disks available to the instance in a specified period of time. For more information, refer to the Elastic Compute Cloud metric definition documentation.

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Counter

Value Type

Integer

Segment By

CloudProvider

Default Time Aggregation

Rate

Available Time Aggregation Formats

Avg, Rate, Sum, Min, Max

Default Group Aggregation

Average

Available Group Aggregation Formats

Avg, Sum, Min, Max

aws.ec2.DiskWriteBytes

Total bytes written to all ephemeral disks available to the instance. For more information, refer to the Elastic Compute Cloud metric definition documentation.

Note

This metric is used to determine the volume of the data the application writes to the disk, and can be used to determine the speed of the application.

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Counter

Value Type

Byte

Segment By

CloudProvider

Default Time Aggregation

Rate

Available Time Aggregation Formats

Avg, Rate, Sum, Min, Max

Default Group Aggregation

Sum

Available Group Aggregation Formats

Avg, Sum, Min, Max

aws.ec2.DiskWriteOps

The completed write operations to all ephemeral disks available to the instance in a specified period of time. If your instance uses Amazon EBS volumes, see Amazon EBS Metrics. For more information, refer to the Elastic Compute Cloud metric definition documentation.

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Counter

Value Type

Byte

Segment By

CloudProvider

Default Time Aggregation

Rate

Available Time Aggregation Formats

Avg, Rate, Sum, Min, Max

Default Group Aggregation

Sum

Available Group Aggregation Formats

Avg, Sum, Min, Max

aws.ec2.NetworkIn

The number of bytes received on all network interfaces by the instance. For more information, refer to the Elastic Compute Cloud metric definition documentation.

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Counter

Value Type

Byte

Segment By

CloudProvider

Default Time Aggregation

Rate

Available Time Aggregation Formats

Avg, Rate, Sum, Min, Max

Default Group Aggregation

Sum

Available Group Aggregation Formats

Avg, Sum, Min, Max

aws.ec2.NetworkOut

The number of bytes sent out on all network interfaces by the instance. For more information, refer to the Elastic Compute Cloud metric definition documentation.

Note

This metric identifies the volume of outgoing network traffic to an application on a single instance.

Metadata

Description

Metric Type

Counter

Value Type

Byte

Segment By

CloudProvider

Default Time Aggregation

Rate

Available Time Aggregation Formats

Avg, Rate, Sum, Min, Max

Default Group Aggregation

Sum

Available Group Aggregation Formats

Avg, Sum, Min, Max