Monitor your databases

View connection details, performance metrics, and health details for databases in your organization.

The Databases page provides an overview of all databases in your organization, including the databases you created and databases created by other team members. However, only a database creator can make changes to a database and view its connection details, which can be shared manually with other team members.

View your databases

View all databases in your organization, and select a database to view detailed information about the database.

The Dashboard shows all of your databases within your organization, including databases you created and databases created by other team members. From here, you can select an individual database name to manage and connect those databases.

Selecting a database in DataStax Astra DB provides access to detailed information about the database. You can view the keyspaces, size and location of the database, and the estimate cost per hour.

  1. Open a browser, navigate to Astra DB, and log in.

  2. On the Dashboard page, select the database name to access the Overview page for your selected database.

    You can only view connection details and database management operations for databases that you created.

  3. On the Overview tab, you can see several database details:

    • Database Name

    • Status

    • Usage for current billing period

      • Read Requests

      • Write Requests

      • Storage Consumed

      • Data Transfer

    • Compute Size [Only for Classic tier databases]

    • Replication Factor [Only for Classic tier databases]

    • Current Capacity [Only for Classic tier databases]

    • Regions

      • Provider

      • Area

      • Region

      • Datacenter ID

      • Region Availability

    • Keyspaces

View health and metrics

Select a database to view health metrics and performance information. When selecting a database, you can view health metrics that include information regarding latency and throughput to the database. These metrics provide insights into the performance of the database and how workloads are distributed.

When viewing information about a database on the Health page, choose the region from the dropdown available at the right to view the health metrics of the database particular to that region. This is only applicable for multi-region databases.

Procedure

  1. Open a browser, navigate to DataStax Astra DB, and log in.

  2. On the Databases page, select the database name to view details for. Details for the database display on the Overview tab.

  3. To view health metrics for the database, select the Health tab.

  4. Select the time period to display in the health metrics for.

Results

Metrics for the database display in the Grafana dashboard embedded in the Astra DB console. To view more granular metrics, hover over a specific time in the graph. Read and write latencies display in nanoseconds.

Health

View health dashboard in a full browser window

  1. Select Cycle View Mode in the upper right corner. This selection displays the cycle view.

  2. Press Esc.

  3. Select the share icon in the upper left corner.

  4. Copy the URL.

  5. Paste the URL in a new browser tab or window to see the dashboard.