Metricly uses advanced analytics to monitor your environment and proactively notify you when problems occur. There are 3 basic data types that Metricly uses to do so: Raw data: Data collected from a third party integration that has not been interpreted, or aggregated, by Metricly. Because it has not been aggregated, raw data does not contribute to event creation. Aggregate data: Data collected from an integration that has been interpreted by Metricly.
Visualize your data in Metricly with dashboards.You can use the default, pre-packaged integration dashboards or create and customize your own using widgets. Default dashboards are not editable. View a Dashboard Click on Dashboards in the main menu. or Navigate to Dashboards > Manage Dashboards. Edit a Dashboard Editing an existing dashboard can involve managing the layout of a dashboard, changing the dashboard’s settings, or manipulating the time frame setting/refresh interval.
1. Watch Our Product Demo There’s no faster way to get acquainted with the UI than by watching the demo video. This tour covers both the Cost and Monitoring products, including topics like: the EC2 recommendation report, the Utilization Boxplot report, and the Cost report. 2. Register an Account You’re excited to right-size your environments and lower their costs. You’ve done all your research, and you’re ready to try Metricly’s 21-day free trial.
Reports provide a quick glance at some of the most important parts of your environment, including utilization, policy violation, and estimated cost of your inventory. Report Explorer allows you to toggle between different reports on the elements in your environment. Required Integrations for Metricly Reports Report Name AWS w/ Cost Explorer AWS w/ CloudWatch AWS w/ Detailed Billing List Price Estimation w/out Detailed Billing Time from activation to first report AWS Services Cost x Immediate Resource Utilization x Immediate EC2 Cost x x x 1 day RDS Cost x x 1 day S3 Cost x x 1 day EC2 Reservation Recommendations (Beta) x x 1 day EC2 Recommendations x x x 1 week ASG Recommendations x x x 1 week
Metricly’s data visualization components include: dashboards, element detail panels, and metrics charts. Popular Topics Create a New Dashboard Add a Metric to a Dashboard Element Detail Panel Inventory Quickbar Actions
This guide includes a list of all widget types available, their options, and the actions you can take. To take full advantage of widgets, you should strategize how to tag, group, and visualize the data in your environment. General knowledge on elements and the behavior of your metrics is strongly encouraged before making a custom dashboard. Move Widgets Hover over the widget’s title to select. The header turns gray and your cursor is replaced with when a widget is selected.