Storage entities and metrics

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Specific types

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System name

Description

Network Attached Storage

A network attached storage device.

Storage Area Network

A storage are network device.

Datasets

Dataset Name

Description

STOAGG

Storage Array Aggregates Data

STOARDEV

Storage Array Device

STODEV

Storage Device

STOFS

Storage Array File Systems

STOGLB

Storage Array Global

STOHOST

Storage Array Hosts

STOLV

Storage Array Logical Volumes

STOPLS

Storage Protection Level Set

STOPRM

Storage Array Performance Data

STOSSW

San Switch

STOVF

Storage Array Virtual Filers Data

STOVG

Storage Volume group

SYSHBA

Storage HBA counters

Metrics

Dataset name

Metric name

Description

STOAGG

BYAGG_ALLOCATED

Storage aggregate allocated space

STOAGG

BYAGG_FREE

Storage aggregate free space

STOAGG

BYAGG_SIZE

Storage aggregate size

STOAGG

BYAGG_UNALLOCATED

Storage aggregate unallocated space

STOAGG

BYAGG_USED

Storage aggregate used space

STOARDEV

BYSDEV_EST_HOST_ALLOCATED_SIZE

Estimated host allocated space

STOARDEV

BYSDEV_EST_SAN_ALLOCATED_SIZE

Estimated san allocated space

STOARDEV

BYSDEV_PROTECTION_LEVEL

Protection level per storage device

STOARDEV

BYSDEV_SIZE

Usable Space per storage device

STOARDEV

BYSDEV_SIZE_RAW

Raw space per storage device

STODEV

ST_DEV_ALLOCATED

Allocated Usable Space per Device

STODEV

ST_DEV_ALLOCATED_RAW

Allocated Raw Space per Device

STODEV

ST_DEV_HOST_ALLOCATED

Host Allocation per Device

STODEV

ST_DEV_TYPE

Array Type

STOFS

BYFS_EST_DEDICATED_SIZE

Estimated dedicated size by Filesystem

STOFS

BYFS_EST_DEDICATED_SIZE_RAW

Estimated raw dedicated size by Filesystem

STOFS

BYFS_EST_DEDICATED_USED

Estimated dedicated used disk space by filesystem

STOFS

BYFS_EST_REPLICA_SIZE_RAW

Estimated replica raw size by Filesystem

STOFS

BYFS_EST_SHARING_FACTOR

Estimated sharing factor by Filesystem

STOFS

BYFS_EST_SIZE_RAW

Estimated raw size by Filesystem

STOFS

BYFS_FREE

Free Disk Space by Filesystem

STOFS

BYFS_FREE_INODES

Free inodes by Filesystem

STOFS

BYFS_PRE_COMPRESSION_USED

Used Disk Space before Compression by Filesystem

STOFS

BYFS_SIZE

Size by Filesystem

STOFS

BYFS_TOTAL_INODES

Total inodes by Filesystem

STOFS

BYFS_USED

Used Disk Space by Filesystem

STOFS

BYFS_USED_INODES

Used inodes by Filesystem

STOFS

BYFS_USED_INODES_PCT

Used inodes % by Filesystem

STOFS

BYFS_USED_SPACE_PCT

Disk Used Space % by Filesystem

STOFS

BYRD_USED

Used Disk Space by Rawdevice

STOGLB

ST_ACCESSIBLE

Accessible Space

STOGLB

ST_ACC_FREE_NOFS_TOTAL

Accessible Free No_FS_or_DB Space

STOGLB

ST_ACC_FREE_NOVG_TOTAL

Accessible Free No_Vol_Grps Space

STOGLB

ST_ACC_USED

Accessible Used Space

STOGLB

ST_ALLOCATED

Allocated Usable Space

STOGLB

ST_ALLOCATED_RAW

Allocated Raw Space

STOGLB

ST_AVAILABLE_SIZE

Total Available Space

STOGLB

ST_BCV

Total Space for BCVs

STOGLB

ST_BCV_RAW

Total Raw Space for BCVs

STOGLB

ST_BCV_USED

Total Used Space for BCVs

STOGLB

ST_CACHE

Array Cache

STOGLB

ST_CONFIG_NOTASSIGNED

Configured NotAssigned Space

STOGLB

ST_CONFIG_SUM

Configured Usable Space

STOGLB

ST_CONFIG_SUM_RAW

Configured Raw Space

STOGLB

ST_CUSTOMER

Storage Customer

STOGLB

ST_DARKROOM

Storage Dark Room

STOGLB

ST_DEVICECOUNT

Storage Devices Number

STOGLB

ST_DEVICE_TOTAL

Device Space

STOGLB

ST_DISK

Total Number of used Disks

STOGLB

ST_DISMANTLED

Storage Dismantled Space

STOGLB

ST_FREESLOT

Total Number of Free Disk Slots

STOGLB

ST_FS_FREE

Storage File System Free

STOGLB

ST_FS_TOTAL

File System Space

STOGLB

ST_FS_USED

Storage File System Used

STOGLB

ST_GLB_OPR_GROUP

Storage Global Operation Group

STOGLB

ST_HOST_ALLOCATED

Host Allocation

STOGLB

ST_HOSTCNT

Attached Hosts Number

STOGLB

ST_HOT_SPARE

Hot Spare Space

STOGLB

ST_HOTSPARECOUNT

Storage Hot Spare Device Count

STOGLB

ST_LOCATION

Storage Location

STOGLB

ST_MICROCODE

Microcode version

STOGLB

ST_MODEL

Box Model

STOGLB

ST_NOPERM_STO_MIRROR

Not Permanent Storage Based Mirror Space

STOGLB

ST_NOT_ACTIVE

Storage Offline Disks Space

STOGLB

ST_NOT_DISCOVERED

Storage Not Discovered Disks Space

STOGLB

ST_OPR_GROUP

Storage Operation Group

STOGLB

ST_PERM_HOST_MIRROR

Permanent Host Based Mirror Space

STOGLB

ST_PERM_STO_MIRROR

Permanent Storage Based Mirror Space

STOGLB

ST_PORT_COUNT

Storage array ports number

STOGLB

ST_PRIMARY

Primary Usable Space

STOGLB

ST_PRIMARY_ALLOCATED

Primary Allocated Usable Space

STOGLB

ST_PRIMARY_ALLOCATED_RAW

Primary Allocated Raw Space

STOGLB

ST_PRIMARY_RAW

Primary Raw Space

STOGLB

ST_PRIMARY_USED

Primary Used Space

STOGLB

ST_PURCHASED

Storage Purchased Space

STOGLB

ST_PURCHASED_OVERHEAD

Storage Unused Purchased Overhead Space

STOGLB

ST_RAID_OVERHEAD

Storage RAID Overhead Space

STOGLB

ST_RAW

Raw Space

STOGLB

ST_RAWDB_TOTAL

Raw Database Space

STOGLB

ST_RAWDB_USED

Raw Database Used Space

STOGLB

ST_RAW_USED

Raw Space Used

STOGLB

ST_SID

Storage Device Unique Identifier

STOGLB

ST_SLOT

Total Disk Slots

STOGLB

ST_SNPSHT

Total Space for Snapshot

STOGLB

ST_SNPSHT_RAW

Total Raw Space for Snapshot

STOGLB

ST_SNPSHT_USED

Total Used Space for Snapshot

STOGLB

ST_SYSTEM_RESOURCE

System Resource Space

STOGLB

ST_SYSTEM_RESOURCE_RAW

Raw System Resource Space

STOGLB

ST_TYPE

Box Type

STOGLB

ST_UNALLOCATED

Unallocated Usable Space

STOGLB

ST_UNALLOCATED_MAPPED

Unallocated Mapped Usable Space

STOGLB

ST_UNALLOCATED_MAPPED_RAW

Unallocated Mapped Raw Space

STOGLB

ST_UNALLOCATED_RAW

Unallocated Raw Space

STOGLB

ST_UNALLOCATED_UNMAPPED

Unallocated Unmapped Usable Space

STOGLB

ST_UNALLOCATED_UNMAPPED_RAW

Unallocated Unmapped Raw Space

STOGLB

ST_UNCONFIG_SUM

Unconfigured Space

STOGLB

ST_UNUSED_PURCHASED

Storage Unused Purchased Space

STOGLB

ST_USED

Storage Used Space

STOGLB

ST_USED_PCT

Storage Used Space Percentage

STOGLB

ST_AGGREGATE_COMMITTED_CAPACITY

Storage Aggregate Committed Capacity
STOGLB

ST_SHARE_COMMITTED_SIZE

Storage Share Committed Size

STOHOST

BYHOST_ALLOCATED

Allocated Space by Host

STOHOST

BYHOST_CUSTOMER_RECHARGE

By Host Customer Recharged Space

STOHOST

BYHOST_FS_TOTAL

Total File System Space by Host

STOHOST

BYHOST_FS_USED

Used File System Space by Host

STOHOST

BYHOST_NOPERM_HOST_MIRROR

By Host Not Permanent Host Based Mirror Space

STOHOST

BYHOST_PERM_HOST_MIRROR

By Host Permanent Host Based Mirror Space

STOHOST

BYHOST_PERM_STO_MIRROR

By Host Permanent Storage Device Based Mirror Space

STOHOST

BYHOST_SIZE

By Host Physical Size

STOHOST

BYHOST_SLA

By Host Device Business SLA

STOLV

BYLV_ASSIGNED

Logical Volume assigned size

STOLV

BYLV_AVAIL

Logical Volume available size

STOLV

BYLV_BACKUP_DURATION

Logical Volume backup duration

STOLV

BYLV_FREE

Logical Volume free size

STOLV

BYLV_MOUNTED

Logical Volume mounted size

STOLV

BYLV_SIZE

Logical Volume size

STOLV

BYLV_USED

Logical Volume used size

STOPLS

BYPLS_ALLOCATED

Allocated net space by protection level

STOPLS

BYPLS_ALLOCATED_RAW

Tier allocated raw space by protection level

STOPLS

BYPLS_CONFIG

Tier total net space by protection level

STOPLS

BYPLS_CONFIG_RAW

Total raw space by protection level

STOPLS

BYPLS_HOSTNAME

Host name by protection level

STOPLS

BYPLS_PRIMARY

Total Net Space by protection level

STOPLS

BYPLS_PRIMARY_USED

Total Used Space by protection level

STOPLS

BYPLS_UNALLOCATED

Unallocated net space by protection level

STOPLS

BYPLS_UNALLOCATED_RAW

Tier unallocated raw space by protection level

STOPRM

ST_CIFS_RATE

Storage CIFS Rate

STOPRM

ST_FAP_IO_RATE

Storage FAP Rate

STOPRM

ST_FAP_TRANS_RATE

Storage FAP Throughput

STOPRM

ST_FAP_UTIL

Storage FAP Utilization

STOPRM

ST_HTTP_RATE

Storage HTTP Rate

STOPRM

ST_ISCSI_RATE

Storage iSCSI Rate

STOPRM

ST_NFS_RATE

Storage NFS Rate

STOPRM

ST_SRDFA_IO_RATE

Storage SRDF/A Rate

STOPRM

ST_SRDFA_IO_TRANS_RATE

Storage SRDF/A Throughput

STOPRM

ST_SRDFS_IO_RATE

Storage SRDF Rate

STOPRM

ST_SRDFS_UTIL

Storage SRDF Utilization

STOSSW

BYPORT_ATTACHED_HOST

Host attached to port

STOSSW

BYPORT_BANDWIDTH

Bandwidth of the storage switch port

STOSSW

BYPORT_BYTE_RATE

Input/output traffic rate for the port

STOSSW

BYPORT_IN_BYTE_RATE

Incoming traffic rate for the port

STOSSW

BYPORT_IN_UTIL

Inbound Utilization % by Port

STOSSW

BYPORT_OUT_BYTE_RATE

Outcoming traffic rate for the port

STOSSW

BYPORT_OUT_UTIL

Outbound Utilization % by Port

STOSSW

BYPORT_STATUS

Status of the port

STOSSW

FIRMWARE_VER

Switch firmware version

STOSSW

SW_DARKROOM

Switch Darkroom

STOSSW

SW_LOCATION

Switch Location

STOSSW

SW_PORT_ACTIVE

Number of active ports

STOSSW

SW_PORT_ACTIVE_ISL

Switch Active ISL Ports

STOSSW

SW_PORT_ACTIVE_TRUNK

Switch Active Trunk Ports

STOSSW

SW_PORT_ALLOCATED

Number of allocated ports

STOSSW

SW_PORT_FREE

Storage Switch Free Ports

STOSSW

SW_PORT_NUM

Switch port number

STOSSW

SW_PORT_NUM_CAPACITY

Maximum number of ports for this switch model

STOSSW

SW_STATUS

Switch Status

STOSSW

SW_VENDOR

Switch Vendor

STOVF

BYVF_CPU_UTIL

Storage vfiler CPU Utilization

STOVF

BYVF_FREE

Storage vfiler free space

STOVF

BYVF_SIZE

Storage vfiler size

STOVF

BYVF_USED

Storage vfiler used space

STOVG

BYVG_ARRAY

Volume Group storage array(s) Space

STOVG

BYVG_ASSIGNED

Volume Group assigned space

STOVG

BYVG_AVAIL

Volume Group available space

STOVG

BYVG_FS_FREE

Volume Group filesystems free space

STOVG

BYVG_FS_MOUNTED

Volume Group filesystem mounted space

STOVG

BYVG_FS_USED

Volume Group filesystems used space

STOVG

BYVG_INTERNAL

Volume Group local disk(s) space

STOVG

BYVG_REPLICA_SIZE

Estimated replica size by Volume Group

STOVG

BYVG_REPLICA_SIZE_RAW

Estimated replica raw size by Volume Group

STOVG

BYVG_SIZE

Size by Volume Group

STOVG

BYVG_SIZE_RAW

Raw size by Volume Group

SYSHBA

BYHBA_BANDWIDTH

Bandwidth of the storage port by HBA

SYSHBA

BYHBA_BANDWIDTH_CURRENT

Current bandwidth of the storage port by HBA

SYSHBA

BYHBA_MODEL

Model of the storage port adapter by HBA

SYSHBA

BYHBA_STATUS

Status of the storage port by HBA

Analysis templates

Group

Name

Description

Application

CPU Utilization by Application

Shows BYAPP_CPU_UTIL metrics for each system.

Application

Memory Analysis by Application

Shows the size of virtual and resident memory size by application.

Application

Memory Utilization

Show the memory utilization.

Application

Process Population by Application

Shows BYAPP_ALIVE_PROC, BYAPP_ACTIVE_PROC metrics for each system.

System

Aggregate Disk I/O Rate

Shows the gloabl peak and average IO Rate over time; data is aggregated by host and one chart for each system is shown.

System

Aggregate Disk Service Time

Shows the global peak and average service time over time; data is aggregated by host and one chart for each system is shown.

System

All By Metrics

Shows ALL BY METRICS OF A SYSTEM (Cpu, Memory, Disk, Swap, Load...). Specific metrics for each disk, network interface or application will not be included. A chart for each system and unit of measure will be produced.

System

All Collected Metrics

Shows ALL COLLECTED METRICS OF A SYSTEM. A chart for each system and unit of measure will be produced.

System

All Global Metrics

Shows ALL METRICS WHICH GLOBALLY REFER TO A SYSTEM (Cpu, Memory, Disk, Swap, Load...). Specific metrics for each disk, network interface or application will not be included. A chart for each system and unit of measure will be produced.

System

Configuration History

Shows the historical values of the system configuration metrics.

System

CPU Activity - Summary Pie

Shows CPU_UTIL_SYSTEM, CPU_UTIL_USER, CPU_UTIL_WAIO for each system.

System

CPU Activity

Draws for each system a stacked chart of SYSTEM MODE and USER MODE CPU UTILIZATION.

System

CPU and Memory Utilization

Shows CPU and MEMORY UTILIZATION. One chart for each system is produced.

System

CPU, CPU System and Memory Utilization

Shows CPU, CPU System and Memory Utilization over time. One chart for each system is produced.

System

CPU, Disk, Mem. Utilization

Shows CPU, MEMORY and DISK UTILIZATION. Disk utilization is the average busy time percentage among all disks of a system. One chart for each system is produced.

System

CPU Load

Plots the Cpu Load (or RUN QUEUE LENGTH): the average number of proccesses that are in queue waiting to be executed by one of the Cpus. One chart for each system is produced.

System

CPU Util. (MIN,AVG,MAX)

Plots for each unit of the chosen time resolution the MINIMUM, the AVERAGE and the MAXIMUM value of CPU UTILIZATION recorded at the original time resolution. One chart for each system is produced.

System

CPU Utilization MHz Trend Table

This analysis is a table containing summarizing values (min, max, avg) and trends for CPU utilization in MHz of the systems.

System

CPU Utilization

Plots for each unit of the chosen time resolution the value of CPU UTILIZATION recorded at the original time resolution. One chart for each system is produced.

System

Disk Analysis by Application

Draws a stacked chart of the disk transfer rate by application.

System

Disk Util. (MIN,AVG,MAX)

Plots for each unit of the chosen time resolution the MINIMUM, the AVERAGE and the MAXIMUM value of DISK UTILIZATION recorded at the original time resolution. One chart for each system is produced.

System

Hourly Peak Perf. vs Perf. Avg Value

Shows a daily scatter chart that correlates hourly peak of average value of a performance metric with an other one.

System

Last Conf. by Servers

Shows the current values of the configuration metrics for the database.

System

Last Configuration

Shows the current values of the configuration metrics.

System

Memory Activity

Draws for each system a stacked chart of SYSTEM MODE and USER MODE MEMORY UTILIZATION.

System

Memory Analysis

Shows a chart for each system containing the amounts of FREE MEMORY and TOTAL PHYSICAL MEMORY available (both in bytes).

System

Memory Paging

Shows MEMORY PAGE IN, PAGE OUT and PAGE TOTAL (in + out) RATE. One chart for each system is produced.

System

Memory Swap Activity

Shows the number of pages freed by the VMM, the number of pages scanned per second by the VMM and the number of pages swapped out. One chart for each system is produced.

System

Memory Swap Rate (bytes)

Shows the number of bytes per second swapped out during the interval. One chart for each system is produced.

System

Memory Util. Summary Pie

Shows CPU_UTIL, DISK_UTIL, MEM_UTIL for each system.

System

Memory Utilization

Shows the utilization percentage of the physical memory. If available the same percentage excluding the caching part is shown.

System

Network Activity

Shows PACKETS PER SECOND totally RECEIVED AND SENT through all network interfaces of the systems. One chart for each system is produced.

System

Perf. / Perf. Ratio Over Time

Shows the ratio between two performance series (requires same resolution).

System

Perf. vs Perf.

This analysis is a scatter chart which correlates specific couples of performance metrics.

System

Process Creation Rate

Shows the process creation rate over time.

System

Process Number

Shows the number of created processes over time.

System

Resource Utilization by Set

Shows resource utilization for each system by set.

System

Resource Utilization

Shows resource utilization for each system.

System

Swap Space Used

Shows the amount of total and used swap space.

System

Swap Space Utilization

Shows the utilization percentage of the swap space area. If available the same percentage excluding the caching part is shown.

System

Threshold violation analysis

Shows, in a stacked chart, the the threshold violations of each system.

System

Threshold violation summary pie

Shows, in a summary pie, the the threshold violations of each system.

System

Used Physical CPUs vs Entitlement analysis

Shows used Physical CPUs compared to the entitlement for a single LPAR.

System

Utilization Overview

This analysis summarizes in one chart CPU, MEMORY and DISK UTILIZATION of many systems through a color-based view.

System

Utilization Trend Table

This analysis is a table containing summarizing values (min, max, avg) and trends for CPU, MEMORY and DISK UTILIZATION of the systems.

Web

Activity

Shows the HITS on the WEB SERVERS, divided in the three categories OK, BAD REQUEST (malformed url) and ERRORS (request that lead to http errors). One chart for each logical web server is produced.

Web

Average Rate

Shows the average for global web metrics.

Web

By Page Response Time

Shows the average response time in seconds of web pages.

Web

By Page Volume

Shows the PAGE REQUESTS for the 10 most requested pages among the ones specified at collection time. One chart for each logical web server is produced.

Web

Page Activity

Shows the PAGE REQUESTS on the WEB SERVERS, divided in the three categories OK, BAD REQUEST (malformed url) and ERRORS (request that lead to http errors). One chart for each logical web server is produced.

Web

Response Time By Transaction

Shows the average response time in seconds of web transaction.

Web

Total Traffic

Shows the total traffic for all business drivers.

Web

Total Volume

Shows HITS, PAGE REQUESTS and PERFORMED TRANSACTIONS on the WEB SERVERS. One chart for each logical web server is produced.

Web

Total Volume

Shows HITS, PAGE REQUESTS and PERFORMED TRANSACTIONS on the WEB SERVERS. One chart for each logical web server is produced.

Web

Traffic Rate

Shows the traffic rate for all business drivers.

Web

Transaction Activity

Shows the transactions partitioned in the categories: ok, badrequest, errors.

Web

Transaction Passed/Failed

Shows the transaction passed and failed.

Web

User Traffic

Shows the the user traffic of the website.

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