Datadog-AWS Elastic Block Store Integration

Overview

Amazon EBS provides persistent block storage volumes for use with Amazon EC2 instances in the AWS Cloud.

Enable this integration to see in Datadog all your EBS metrics.

Setup

Installation

If you haven’t already, set up the Amazon Web Services integration first. There are no other installation steps that need to be performed.

Configuration

In the Amazon Web Services integration tile, ensure that EBS is checked under metric collection.

Data Collected

Metrics

aws.ebs.burst_balance
(gauge)
Balance available in the burst bucket
shown as percent
aws.ebs.volume_consumed_read_write_ops
(gauge)
The total amount of read and write operations (normalized to 256K capacity units).
shown as
aws.ebs.volume_idle_time
(gauge)
The total number of seconds in a specified period of time when no read or write operations were submitted.
shown as second
aws.ebs.volume_queue_length
(gauge)
The number of read and write operation requests waiting to be completed.
shown as
aws.ebs.volume_read_bytes
(gauge)
Average size of each read operation
shown as byte
aws.ebs.volume_read_bytes.sum
(gauge)
Total number of bytes read by read operations
shown as byte
aws.ebs.volume_read_ops
(gauge)
The total number of read operations.
shown as operation
aws.ebs.volume_throughput_percentage
(gauge)
The percentage of I/O operations per second (IOPS) delivered of the total IOPS provisioned for an Amazon EBS volume.
shown as percent
aws.ebs.volume_total_read_time
(gauge)
The Average time spent by read operations.
shown as second
aws.ebs.volume_total_read_time.sum
(gauge)
The total number of seconds spent for read operations.
shown as second
aws.ebs.volume_total_write_time
(gauge)
The average time spent by write operations.
shown as second
aws.ebs.volume_total_write_time.sum
(gauge)
The total number of seconds spent for write operations.
shown as second
aws.ebs.volume_write_bytes
(gauge)
Average size of each write operation
shown as byte
aws.ebs.volume_write_bytes.sum
(gauge)
Total amount of bytes written by write operations
shown as byte
aws.ebs.volume_write_ops
(gauge)
The total number of write operations.
shown as operation
aws.ebs.snapshot_age
(gauge)
Time since the most recent complete snapshot was created
shown as second

Each of the metrics retrieved from AWS will be assigned the same tags that appear in the AWS console, including but not limited to host name, security-groups, and more.