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View AWS Observability EC2 Metrics Dashboards

View examples and descriptions for each of the AWS EC2 Metrics App pre-configured dashboards.

This page provides examples and descriptions for each of the AWS Observability EC2 Metrics pre-configured dashboards.

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud, enabling you with complete control of your computing resources.

The Sumo Logic AWS Observability EC2 Metrics Dashboards collects local host metrics and displays them using dashboards to aid with troubleshooting issues and to optimize resource allocation and costs. App dashboards provide a visual analysis of local host metrics for CPU, disk, memory, network, and TCP traffic.

AWS EC2 Metrics - Overview

The AWS EC2 Metrics - Overview dashboard provides insights into EC2 performance throughout your infrastructure, including CPU utilization, network rates, disk, and memory usage.

Use this dashboard to:

  • Quickly identify instances with high CPU and high memory utilization.
  • Monitor average statistics across various resource dimensions across all of your EC2 instances.
  • Identify trends and deviations in resource usage across instance types, based upon which you can identify which instance types need to be resized.

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1. AWS EC2 Metrics - Summary

The AWS EC2 Metrics - Summary dashboard provides resource utilization insights for a specific EC2 instance.

Use this dashboard to:

  • Monitor resource utilization statistics for a specific  EC2 instance.
  • Determine if an instance needs to be resized based on utilization.
  • Identify potential infrastructure issues by identifying deviations in trends and monitoring.

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2. AWS EC2 Metrics - CPU

The AWS EC2 Metrics - CPU dashboard provides insights into EC2 CPU performance throughout your infrastructure, including average CPU load, system, user, idle, and wait times, as well as statistics per instance. 

Use this dashboard to:

  • Quickly identify if high CPU utilization for an EC2 instance is potentially causing a production issue.
  • Determine how CPU cycles are being spent across  CPU user time, system time, and  IO wait time.

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3. AWS EC2 Metrics - Memory

The AWS EC2 Metrics - Memory dashboard provides insights into EC2 memory usage per instance for total and percentage memory usage, free memory use, buffers, cache memory, and system memory.

Use this dashboard to:

  • Quickly identify if high memory utilization for an EC2 instance is potentially causing a production issue
  • Determine how memory is being used across buffers and cache memory.

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4. AWS EC2 Metrics - Disk

The AWS EC2 Metrics - Disk dashboard provides insights into EC2 disk usage per instance throughout your infrastructure, including directory, writes and usage, available bytes, used bytes, and byte read and write rates.

Use this dashboard to:

  • Quickly identify if high disk utilization for an EC2 instance is potentially causing a production issue.
  • Determine which directories have the most disk usage. 
  • ​​​​​​​Determine the performance of your storage by monitoring disk read/write rates.

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5. AWS EC2 Metrics - Network

The AWS EC2 Metrics - Network dashboard provides insights into EC2 network performance per instance across your infrastructure, including metrics for the average number of packets in and out, packet rate in and out, and byte rate in and out.

Use this dashboard to:

  • Quickly identify if traffic sent and received rates for an EC2 instance is potentially causing a production issue.
  • ​​​​​​​Determine if any improvements need to be made to your AWS networking infrastructure for optimal performance.

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6. AWS EC2 Metrics - TCP

The AWS EC2 Metrics - TCP dashboard  provides insights into TCP traffic performance per EC2 instance throughout your infrastructure, including metrics for inbound and outbound connections, listen and established connections, and close wait and time wait connections.

Use this dashboard to:

  • Quickly identify if TCP traffic for an EC2 instance is potentially causing a production issue.
  • ​​​​​​​Identify if any improvements need to be made to optimize TCP traffic by analyzing various TCP connection states.

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