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:

IconEntity Types
Storage System
Storage Pool
Storage Volume

Entity relationship details

The following table lists the available relationship types.

Parent entityChild entityRelationship type
Storage SystemStorage PoolSA_CONTAINS_SP
Storage SystemVolumeSA_CONTAINS_VOLUME
Storage PoolVolumeSP_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 metricUnitDisplay nameDescriptionValue typeCollection level
BYCONT_PORT_NUM Number of available ports by ControllerNumber of available ports by Controller. The subobject specifies the controller name.Configuration data[3] Standard

STOGLB dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricUnitDisplay nameDescriptionValue typeCollection level
ST_DEVICECOUNTQTYStorage Devices NumberNumber of storage devicesConfiguration data[2] Basic
ST_HOSTCNTQTYAttached Hosts NumberNumber of hosts to which devices on this array or the arrays in the group are allocatedConfiguration data[2] Basic
ST_MICROCODE Microcode versionSoftware microcode versionConfiguration data[3] Standard
ST_SID Storage Device Unique IdentifierUnique identifier of the storage deviceConfiguration data[2] Basic
ST_SYSTEM_BANDWIDTHBIT/SSystem BandwidthBandwidth available in storage systemConfiguration data[2] Basic
ST_SYSTEM_PORT_NUM Storage Array Port NumberTotal number of portsConfiguration data[2] Basic
ST_SYSTEM_VENDOR VendorVendorConfiguration data[2] Basic

STOSSW dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricUnitDisplay nameDescriptionValue typeCollection level
BYPORT_ADDRESS Storage switch port addressStorage switch port addressConfiguration data[3] Standard
BYPORT_BANDWIDTHBIT/SBandwidth of the storage switch portBandwidth of the storage switch portConfiguration data[3] Standard
BYPORT_CONTROLLER_NAME Storage switch port controller nameStorage switch port controller nameConfiguration data[3] Standard
BYPORT_TYPE Storage switch port typeStorage switch port typeConfiguration data[3] Standard

SYSDSK dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricUnitDisplay nameDescriptionValue typeCollection level
BYDISK_RPMRPMDisk revolutions per minuteDisk revolutions per minuteConfiguration dataNot Available
BYDISK_SIZEBYTESSize by DiskDisk size (bytes)Configuration data[3] Standard
BYDISK_TYPE the Disk Typethe type of the disk such as physical or virtualConfiguration data[3] Standard
BYLDISK_SIZEBYTESSize by logical diskLogical disk size (bytes)Configuration data[3] Standard

Storage systems performance metrics

STOCONT dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricUnitDisplay nameDescriptionValue typeCollection level
BYCONT_IO_RATEOP/SController Operation RateTotal number of operations per second performed by the controllerA frequency, in events/sec[3] Standard
BYCONT_IO_READ_RATEOP/SController Read Operation RateNumber of read operations per second performed by the controllerA frequency, in events/sec[3] Standard
BYCONT_IO_WRITE_RATEOP/SController Write Operation RateNumber of write operations per second performed by the controllerA frequency, in events/sec[3] Standard
BYCONT_TRANSFER_RATEBYTE/STransfer rate by ControllerTransfer rate by Controller. The subobject specifies the controller name.A frequency, in events/sec[3] Standard

STOGLB dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricUnitDisplay nameDescriptionValue typeCollection level
ST_AVAILABLE_CAPACITYBYTESAvailable CapacityCapacity not consumed (for storage systems: unused raw space plus available capacity in storage pools)Negative accumulation counter[2] Basic
ST_AVAILABLE_FOR_STORAGE_POOLSBYTESAvailable Capacity for Storage PoolsRaw space available for storage pool creationNegative accumulation counter[2] Basic
ST_AVAILABLE_IN_STORAGE_POOLSBYTESAvailable Capacity in Storage PoolsSum of space not consumed in all storage poolsNegative accumulation counter[2] Basic
ST_CAPACITYBYTESStorage CapacityTotal 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_CAPACITYBYTESConfigured Volume CapacityTotal Capacity Configured for VolumesPositive accumulation counter[3] Standard
ST_CONFIGURED_VOLUME_CAPACITY_PCTPCTStorage System Configured Capacity PercentagePercentage of configured capacity in the storage systemPercentage counter[2] Basic
ST_CONSUMED_CAPACITYBYTESStorage Consumed CapacityActually consumed capacityGeneric counter, absolute value[1] Essential
ST_CONSUMED_CAPACITY_PCTPCTStorage Consumed Capacity PercentagePercentage of capacity actually consumedPercentage counter[2] Basic
ST_DEVICE_TOTALBYTESDevice SpaceSum of logical device capacity on this array or the arrays in the groupGeneric counter, absolute value[2] Basic
ST_PRIMARY_ALLOCATEDBYTESPrimary Allocated Usable SpaceCapacity 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 devicesGeneric counter, absolute value[3] Standard
ST_SIZEBYTESStorage SizeOverall 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_UTILPCTSystem Bandwidth UtilizationBandwidth consumed in storage systemPercentage counter[2] Basic
ST_SYSTEM_IO_RATEOP/SStorage System Operation RateTotal number of operations per second performed by the systemA frequency, in events/sec[3] Standard
ST_SYSTEM_IO_READ_RATEOP/SStorage System Read Operation RateNumber of read operations per second performed by the systemA frequency, in events/sec[3] Standard
ST_SYSTEM_IO_WRITE_RATEOP/SStorage System Write Operation RateNumber of write operations per second performed by the systemA frequency, in events/sec[3] Standard
ST_SYSTEM_SUBSCRIBED_CAPACITYBYTESStorage Subscribed CapacitySum of the host visible capacity for mapped volumes. Can be greater than the actual capacity of the storage system with over-subscribed thin poolsGeneric counter, absolute value[2] Basic
ST_SYSTEM_TRANSFER_BYTE_RATEBYTE/SSystem Transfer Byte RateTotal data traffic (in and out, read and write)A frequency, in events/sec[3] Standard

STOSSW dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricUnitDisplay nameDescriptionValue typeCollection level
BYPORT_BANDWIDTH_UTILPCTBandwidth utilization of the storage switch portBandwidth utilization of the storage switch portPercentage counter[3] Standard
BYPORT_BYTE_RATEBYTE/SInput/output traffic rate for the portInput/output traffic rate for the portA frequency, in events/sec[3] Standard
BYPORT_IN_BYTE_RATEBYTE/SIncoming traffic rate for the portIncoming traffic rate for the portA frequency, in events/sec[3] Standard
BYPORT_OUT_BYTE_RATEBYTE/SOutcoming traffic rate for the portOutcoming traffic rate for the portA frequency, in events/sec[3] Standard

SYSDSK dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricUnitDisplay nameDescriptionValue typeCollection level
BYLDISK_IO_READ_RATEREQUESTS/SLDisk Read RateThe 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_RATEREQUESTS/SLDisk Write RateThe 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_TIMESRead Response TimeRead response time by logical diskElapsed time[3] Standard
BYLDISK_RESPONSE_TIMESResponse TimeResponse time by logical diskElapsed time[3] Standard
BYLDISK_WRITE_RESPONSE_TIMESWrite Response TimeWrite response time by logical diskElapsed time[3] Standard

Storage pools configuration metrics

STOGLB dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricUnitDisplay nameDescriptionValue typeCollection level
ST_POOL_DEV_COUNTQTYPool devices countPool devices countConfiguration data[2] Basic
ST_POOL_SUBSCRIBED_CAPACITYBYTESPool Subscribed CapacitySum 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 TypeType of the poolConfiguration data[2] Basic

Storage pools performance metrics

STOGLB dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricUnitDisplay nameDescriptionValue typeCollection level
ST_AVAILABLE_CAPACITYBYTESAvailable CapacityCapacity not consumed (for storage systems: unused raw space plus available capacity in storage pools)Negative accumulation counter[2] Basic
ST_AVAILABLE_CAPACITY_PCTPCTAvailable Capacity PercentagePercentage of the storage capacity that is not consumedPercentage counter[2] Basic
ST_CAPACITYBYTESStorage CapacityTotal 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_CAPACITYBYTESConfigured Volume CapacityTotal Capacity Configured for VolumesPositive accumulation counter[3] Standard
ST_CONFIG_SIZEBYTESStorage Configured SpaceOverall 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_CAPACITYBYTESStorage Consumed CapacityActually consumed capacityGeneric counter, absolute value[1] Essential
ST_CONSUMED_CAPACITY_PCTPCTStorage Consumed Capacity PercentagePercentage of capacity actually consumedPercentage counter[2] Basic
ST_POOL_SUBSCRIBED_CAPACITY_PCTPCTPool Subscribed Capacity PercentageSubscribed capacity, in percentage of the capacity of the storage pool. Can exceed 100% for thin pools, therefore called oversubscribedPercentage counter[2] Basic

Storage volumes configuration metrics

STOGLB dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricUnitDisplay nameDescriptionValue typeCollection level
ST_VOLUME_HOST_VISIBLE_CAPACITYBYTESHost Volume Visible CapacityAmount of capacity that has been subscribed and can be "seen" by the hostConfiguration data[2] Basic
ST_VOLUME_MAPPED Volume MappedWhether the LUN is mapped to at least one hostConfiguration data[2] Basic
ST_VOLUME_TIME_SINCE_LAST_ACTIVITY Volume Time Since Last ActivityNumber 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 TypeStorage Volume TypeConfiguration data[2] Basic
VOLUME_EXTERNAL_ID Volume External Unique IdentifierVolume External Unique IdentifierConfiguration data[3] Standard

Storage volumes performance metrics

STOGLB dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricUnitDisplay nameDescriptionValue typeCollection level
ST_VOLUME_HOST_VISIBLE_CAPACITYBYTESHost Volume Visible CapacityAmount of capacity that has been subscribed and can be "seen" by the hostConfiguration data[2] Basic
ST_VOLUME_MAPPED Volume MappedWhether the LUN is mapped to at least one hostConfiguration data[2] Basic
ST_VOLUME_TIME_SINCE_LAST_ACTIVITY Volume Time Since Last ActivityNumber 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 TypeStorage Volume TypeConfiguration data[2] Basic
VOLUME_EXTERNAL_ID Volume External Unique IdentifierVolume External Unique IdentifierConfiguration data[3] Standard

STOHOST dataset


BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricUnitDisplay nameDescriptionValue typeCollection level
BYHOST_ALLOCATEDBYTESAllocated Space by HostAllocated Space by Host in BytesPositive accumulation counter[2] Basic
BYHOST_SIZEBYTESBy Host Physical SizePhysical capacity by hostPositive accumulation counter[3] Standard

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