Sysdig Monitor AWS Explore Views

This page lists the AWS views available in the explore page. Use them to change the context of the explore page and focus on a particular scope such as EC2, RDS and many others. Play with them using the left sidebar in the explore page.

EC2 Instances

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud instance overview.

General EC2 Instance information as reported by AWS EC2 service.
Metrics:
  1. Instance ID
  2. Instance Type
  3. Public IP
  4. Region
  5. CPU %
Usage: This view lists instance name, size and location information and the CPU load. Public IP addresses are also shown in this view. After selecting an instance or group of instances, you will see a subview open below this table. From the 'Display' list you can then choose from a range of views and metrics for AWS EC2 gathered from the CloudWatch service.
Tip: Manage your infrastructure listing by using the 'Segment by' function to logically organize all your instances in up to 3 levels of hierarchy.

RDS Instances

Amazon Relational Database Service overview.

General RDS instance information as reported by AWS RDS service.
Metrics:
  1. DB Instance
  2. Class
  3. Region
  4. CPU %
  5. DB Connections
Usage: This view lists your database name, size and regional location information and how busy the database is in terms of CPU % and connection counts per second. After selecting an instance or group of instances, you will see a subview open below this table. From the 'Display' list you can then choose from a range of views and metrics for AWS RDS gathered from the CloudWatch service.

ELB Instances

Amazon Elastic Load Balancer instance overview.

General ELB instance information as reported by AWS ELB service.
Metrics:
  1. Name
  2. Region
  3. Request Count
  4. 5xx Error Count
Usage: This view lists the load balancer name, location, and transaction counts. Error counts for the HTTP 5xx class are also shown. After selecting an instance or group of instances, you will see a subview open below this table. From the 'Display' list you can then choose from a range of views and metrics for AWS ELB gathered from the CloudWatch service.
Tip: 5xx Errors are caused either by the load balancer or the registered instance. For 503/504 errors, check for sufficient capacity in the load balancer to handle the request, that at least one healthy instance exists, and that the instance's security group is not blocking communication with load balancer.

ElastiCache Instances

Amazon ElastiCache instance overview.

General ElastiCache instance information as reported by AWS ElastiCache service.
Metrics:
  1. Name
  2. Region
  3. CPU %
  4. Freeable Memory
  5. Swap Memory
  6. Bytes In
  7. Bytes Out
Usage: This view shows general resource usage metrics for each ElastiCache node. After selecting a node, you will see a subview open below this table. From the 'Display' list you can then choose to display each metric on a chart over time.
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