Entities and metrics of Storage - IBM SVC-Storwize CIM Agent Extractor Service

This topic contains the following sections:

Entity list

The following table lists all the available entities. The “Icon” column shows how the entity appears in the console user interface:

Icon Entity Types
Storage System
Storage Pool
Storage Volume

Entity relationship details

The following table lists the available relationship types.

Parent entity Child entity Relationship type
Storage System Storage Pool SA_CONTAINS_SP
Storage System Volume SA_CONTAINS_VOLUME
Storage Pool Volume SP_CONTAINS_VOLUME

For more information about relationships in TrueSight Capacity Optimization, refer to the topic Entity relationships.

Metric details

This topic lists the Configuration and Performance metrics collected by the IBM SVC-Storwize ETL module for entities such as storage systems, storage pools, and storage volumes.

Storage systems configuration metrics

STOCONT dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metric Unit Display name Description Value type Collection level
BYCONT_PORT_NUM   Number of available ports by Controller Number of available ports by Controller. The subobject specifies the controller name. Configuration data [3] Standard

STOGLB dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metric Unit Display name Description Value type Collection level
ST_DEVICECOUNT QTY Storage Devices Number Number of storage devices Configuration data [2] Basic
ST_HOSTCNT QTY Attached Hosts Number Number of hosts to which devices on this array or the arrays in the group are allocated Configuration data [2] Basic
ST_MICROCODE   Microcode version Software microcode version Configuration data [3] Standard
ST_SID   Storage Device Unique Identifier Unique identifier of the storage device Configuration data [2] Basic
ST_SYSTEM_BANDWIDTH BIT/S System Bandwidth Bandwidth available in storage system Configuration data [2] Basic
ST_SYSTEM_PORT_NUM   Storage Array Port Number Total number of ports Configuration data [2] Basic
ST_SYSTEM_VENDOR   Vendor Vendor Configuration data [2] Basic

STOSSW dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metric Unit Display name Description Value type Collection level
BYPORT_ADDRESS   Storage switch port address Storage switch port address Configuration data [3] Standard
BYPORT_BANDWIDTH BIT/S Bandwidth of the storage switch port Bandwidth of the storage switch port Configuration data [3] Standard
BYPORT_CONTROLLER_NAME   Storage switch port controller name Storage switch port controller name Configuration data [3] Standard
BYPORT_TYPE   Storage switch port type Storage switch port type Configuration data [3] Standard

SYSDSK dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metric Unit Display name Description Value type Collection level
BYDISK_RPM RPM Disk revolutions per minute Disk revolutions per minute Configuration data Not Available
BYDISK_SIZE BYTES Size by Disk Disk size (bytes) Configuration data [3] Standard
BYDISK_TYPE   the Disk Type the type of the disk such as physical or virtual Configuration data [3] Standard
BYLDISK_SIZE BYTES Size by logical disk Logical disk size (bytes) Configuration data [3] Standard

Storage systems performance metrics

STOCONT dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metric Unit Display name Description Value type Collection level
BYCONT_IO_RATE OP/S Controller Operation Rate Total number of operations per second performed by the controller A frequency, in events/sec [3] Standard
BYCONT_IO_READ_RATE OP/S Controller Read Operation Rate Number of read operations per second performed by the controller A frequency, in events/sec [3] Standard
BYCONT_IO_WRITE_RATE OP/S Controller Write Operation Rate Number of write operations per second performed by the controller A frequency, in events/sec [3] Standard
BYCONT_TRANSFER_RATE BYTE/S Transfer rate by Controller Transfer rate by Controller. The subobject specifies the controller name. A frequency, in events/sec [3] Standard

STOGLB dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metric Unit Display name Description Value type Collection level
ST_AVAILABLE_CAPACITY BYTES Available Capacity Capacity not consumed (for storage systems: unused raw space plus available capacity in storage pools) Negative accumulation counter [2] Basic
ST_AVAILABLE_FOR_STORAGE_POOLS BYTES Available Capacity for Storage Pools Raw space available for storage pool creation Negative accumulation counter [2] Basic
ST_AVAILABLE_IN_STORAGE_POOLS BYTES Available Capacity in Storage Pools Sum of space not consumed in all storage pools Negative accumulation counter [2] Basic
ST_CAPACITY BYTES Storage Capacity Total capacity (for storage systems: unused raw space plus sum of the capacity for all storage pools) Generic counter, absolute value [2] Basic
ST_CONFIGURED_VOLUME_CAPACITY BYTES Configured Volume Capacity Total Capacity Configured for Volumes Positive accumulation counter [3] Standard
ST_CONFIGURED_VOLUME_CAPACITY_PCT PCT Storage System Configured Capacity Percentage Percentage of configured capacity in the storage system Percentage counter [2] Basic
ST_CONSUMED_CAPACITY BYTES Storage Consumed Capacity Actually consumed capacity Generic counter, absolute value [1] Essential
ST_CONSUMED_CAPACITY_PCT PCT Storage Consumed Capacity Percentage Percentage of capacity actually consumed Percentage counter [2] Basic
ST_DEVICE_TOTAL BYTES Device Space Sum of logical device capacity on this array or the arrays in the group Generic counter, absolute value [2] Basic
ST_PRIMARY_ALLOCATED BYTES Primary Allocated Usable Space Capacity of primary logical devices on which host can perform I/O operations minus capacity defined by the protection level (mirrors or parity RAID) for the devices Generic counter, absolute value [3] Standard
ST_SIZE BYTES Storage Size Overall size of the component (for a storage system, this value is the sum of the raw size of all disks. For a storage pool this value is the external size) Generic counter, absolute value [2] Basic
ST_SYSTEM_BANDWIDTH_UTIL PCT System Bandwidth Utilization Bandwidth consumed in storage system Percentage counter [2] Basic
ST_SYSTEM_IO_RATE OP/S Storage System Operation Rate Total number of operations per second performed by the system A frequency, in events/sec [3] Standard
ST_SYSTEM_IO_READ_RATE OP/S Storage System Read Operation Rate Number of read operations per second performed by the system A frequency, in events/sec [3] Standard
ST_SYSTEM_IO_WRITE_RATE OP/S Storage System Write Operation Rate Number of write operations per second performed by the system A frequency, in events/sec [3] Standard
ST_SYSTEM_SUBSCRIBED_CAPACITY BYTES Storage Subscribed Capacity Sum of the host visible capacity for mapped volumes. Can be greater than the actual capacity of the storage system with over-subscribed thin pools Generic counter, absolute value [2] Basic
ST_SYSTEM_TRANSFER_BYTE_RATE BYTE/S System Transfer Byte Rate Total data traffic (in and out, read and write) A frequency, in events/sec [3] Standard

STOSSW dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metric Unit Display name Description Value type Collection level
BYPORT_BANDWIDTH_UTIL PCT Bandwidth utilization of the storage switch port Bandwidth utilization of the storage switch port Percentage counter [3] Standard
BYPORT_BYTE_RATE BYTE/S Input/output traffic rate for the port Input/output traffic rate for the port A frequency, in events/sec [3] Standard
BYPORT_IN_BYTE_RATE BYTE/S Incoming traffic rate for the port Incoming traffic rate for the port A frequency, in events/sec [3] Standard
BYPORT_OUT_BYTE_RATE BYTE/S Outcoming traffic rate for the port Outcoming traffic rate for the port A frequency, in events/sec [3] Standard

SYSDSK dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metric Unit Display name Description Value type Collection level
BYLDISK_IO_READ_RATE REQUESTS/S LDisk Read Rate The average number of Read requests per second for this logical disk. The subobject specifies the Logical Disk id. A frequency, in events/sec [3] Standard
BYLDISK_IO_WRITE_RATE REQUESTS/S LDisk Write Rate The average number of Write requests per second for this logical disk. The subobject specifies the Logical Disk id. A frequency, in events/sec [3] Standard
BYLDISK_READ_RESPONSE_TIME S Read Response Time Read response time by logical disk Elapsed time [3] Standard
BYLDISK_RESPONSE_TIME S Response Time Response time by logical disk Elapsed time [3] Standard
BYLDISK_WRITE_RESPONSE_TIME S Write Response Time Write response time by logical disk Elapsed time [3] Standard

Storage pools configuration metrics

STOGLB dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metric Unit Display name Description Value type Collection level
ST_POOL_DEV_COUNT QTY Pool devices count Pool devices count Configuration data [2] Basic
ST_POOL_SUBSCRIBED_CAPACITY BYTES Pool Subscribed Capacity Sum of the host visible capacity for mapped volumes in the storage pool. Can be greater than the actual capacity of the storage pool for over-subscribed thin pools. Configuration data [2] Basic
ST_POOL_TYPE   Array Pool Type Type of the pool Configuration data [2] Basic

Storage pools performance metrics

STOGLB dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metric Unit Display name Description Value type Collection level
ST_AVAILABLE_CAPACITY BYTES Available Capacity Capacity not consumed (for storage systems: unused raw space plus available capacity in storage pools) Negative accumulation counter [2] Basic
ST_AVAILABLE_CAPACITY_PCT PCT Available Capacity Percentage Percentage of the storage capacity that is not consumed Percentage counter [2] Basic
ST_CAPACITY BYTES Storage Capacity Total capacity (for storage systems: unused raw space plus sum of the capacity for all storage pools) Generic counter, absolute value [2] Basic
ST_CONFIGURED_VOLUME_CAPACITY BYTES Configured Volume Capacity Total Capacity Configured for Volumes Positive accumulation counter [3] Standard
ST_CONFIG_SIZE BYTES Storage Configured Space Overall size of the component (for a storage system, this value is the sum of the raw size of all disks. For a storage pool this value is the external size) Generic counter, absolute value [2] Basic
ST_CONSUMED_CAPACITY BYTES Storage Consumed Capacity Actually consumed capacity Generic counter, absolute value [1] Essential
ST_CONSUMED_CAPACITY_PCT PCT Storage Consumed Capacity Percentage Percentage of capacity actually consumed Percentage counter [2] Basic
ST_POOL_SUBSCRIBED_CAPACITY_PCT PCT Pool Subscribed Capacity Percentage Subscribed capacity, in percentage of the capacity of the storage pool. Can exceed 100% for thin pools, therefore called oversubscribed Percentage counter [2] Basic

Storage volumes configuration metrics

STOGLB dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metric Unit Display name Description Value type Collection level
ST_VOLUME_HOST_VISIBLE_CAPACITY BYTES Host Volume Visible Capacity Amount of capacity that has been subscribed and can be "seen" by the host Configuration data [2] Basic
ST_VOLUME_MAPPED   Volume Mapped Whether the LUN is mapped to at least one host Configuration data [2] Basic
ST_VOLUME_TIME_SINCE_LAST_ACTIVITY   Volume Time Since Last Activity Number of days since the last read or write operation has been observed on the monitored volume. Configuration data [2] Basic
ST_VOLUME_TYPE   Storage Volume Type Storage Volume Type Configuration data [2] Basic
VOLUME_EXTERNAL_ID   Volume External Unique Identifier Volume External Unique Identifier Configuration data [3] Standard

Storage volumes performance metrics

STOGLB dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metric Unit Display name Description Value type Collection level
ST_VOLUME_HOST_VISIBLE_CAPACITY BYTES Host Volume Visible Capacity Amount of capacity that has been subscribed and can be "seen" by the host Configuration data [2] Basic
ST_VOLUME_MAPPED   Volume Mapped Whether the LUN is mapped to at least one host Configuration data [2] Basic
ST_VOLUME_TIME_SINCE_LAST_ACTIVITY   Volume Time Since Last Activity Number of days since the last read or write operation has been observed on the monitored volume. Configuration data [2] Basic
ST_VOLUME_TYPE   Storage Volume Type Storage Volume Type Configuration data [2] Basic
VOLUME_EXTERNAL_ID   Volume External Unique Identifier Volume External Unique Identifier Configuration data [3] Standard

STOHOST dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metric Unit Display name Description Value type Collection level
BYHOST_ALLOCATED BYTES Allocated Space by Host Allocated Space by Host in Bytes Positive accumulation counter [2] Basic
BYHOST_SIZE BYTES By Host Physical Size Physical capacity by host Positive accumulation counter [3] Standard

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