IBM Cloud - IBM Cloud API Extractor for Classic Infrastructure
Use the IBM Cloud - IBM Cloud API Extractor to collect configuration and performance data of your virtual machines (Virtual Servers) that are provisioned in the IBM cloud. The collected data is used for analyzing and optimizing the capacity of your IBM Cloud infrastructure.
This ETL uses the IBM Cloud/Softlayer Java SDK version 0.3.0 to connect to IBM account, and makes API calls to the following IBM Cloud services:
- Virtual Server for Classic
- Block storage
- Object storage
The ETL supports data collection for the following IBM Cloud subscription types:
- Platform Subscription
- Support Subscription
- Service Bundle Subscription
- Expiring Subscription
If you apply tags to organize your IBM Cloud resources by related business services, you can configure the ETL to use these tags to display the IBM Cloud metrics by business services.
Collecting data by using the IBM Cloud API ETL
To collect data by using the IBM Cloud API ETL, do the following tasks:
II. Configure the ETL.
Where to go from here
After data is collected, you can analyze and manage the capacity of IBM cloud entities from the IBM views.