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.


  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.


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.


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.