ElastiCache

Overview

Amazon ElastiCache is a web service that makes it easy to deploy, operate, and scale an in-memory data store or cache in the cloud.

Setup

Installation

If you haven’t already, first set up the AWS CloudWatch integration. No additional steps are needed for installation.

Configuration

On the AWS CloudWatch integration page, ensure that the ElastiCache service is selected for metric collection.

Metrics

Name Description
CPUUtilization
(percent)
The percentage of CPU utilization.
FreeableMemory
(bytes)
The amount of free memory available on the host.
NetworkBytesIn
(bytes)
The number of bytes the host has read from the network.
NetworkBytesOut
(bytes)
The number of bytes the host has written to the network.
SwapUsage
(bytes)
The amount of swap used on the host.

Available Tags

Name Description
awsaccount AWS account associated with the metrics
az Availability zone of the node
enginename Name of the engine
name Name of the node
nodeid ID of the cache node
region Name of the region