Storage Gateway

Overview

AWS Storage Gateway is a hybrid storage service that enables your on-premises applications to seamlessly use AWS cloud storage.

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 Storage Gateway service is selected for metric collection.

Metrics

Name Description
CacheHitPercent
(percent)
Percent of application reads served from the cache.
CachePercentUsed
(percent)
Percent use of the gateway’s cache storage.
CachePercentDirty
(percent)
Percent of the gateway’s cache that has not been persisted to AWS.
CloudBytesDownloaded
(bytes)
The total number of compressed bytes that the gateway downloaded
from AWS during the reporting period.
CloudDownloadLatency
(milliseconds)
The total number of milliseconds spent reading data from AWS during
the reporting period.
CloudBytesUploaded
(bytes)
The total number of compressed bytes that the gateway uploaded to
AWS during the reporting period.
UploadBufferFree
(bytes)
The total amount of unused space in the gateway’s upload buffer.
CacheFree
(bytes)
The total amount of unused space in the gateway’s cache storage.
UploadBufferPercentUsed
(percent)
Percent use of the gateway’s upload buffer.
UploadBufferUsed
(bytes)
The total number of bytes being used in the gateway’s upload buffer
CacheUsed
(bytes)
The total number of bytes being used in the gateway’s cache storage
QueuedWrites
(bytes)
The number of bytes waiting to be written to AWS, sampled at the
end of the reporting period for all volumes in the gateway.
ReadBytes
(bytes)
The total number of bytes read from your on-premises applications
in the reporting period for all volumes in the gateway.
ReadTime
(milliseconds)
The total number of milliseconds spent to do read operations from
your on-premises applications in the reporting period for all
volumes in the gateway.
TotalCacheSize
(bytes)
The total size of the cache in bytes.
WriteBytes
(bytes)
The total number of bytes written to your on-premises applications
in the reporting period for all volumes in the gateway.
WriteTime
(milliseconds)
The total number of milliseconds spent to do write operations from
your on-premises applications in the reporting period for all
volumes in the gateway.
TimeSinceLastRecoveryPoint
(seconds)
The time since the last available recovery point.
WorkingStorageFree
(bytes)
The total amount of unused space in the gateway’s working storage
WorkingStoragePercentUsed
(percent)
Percent use of the gateway’s upload buffer.
WorkingStorageUsed
(bytes)
The total number of bytes being used in the gateway’s upload buffer

Available Tags

Name Description
awsaccount AWS account associated with the metrics
gatewayid ID of the gateway
gatewayname Name of the gateway
region Name of the region
volumeid ID of the volume