CloudWatch

The CloudWatch adapter enables Istio to deliver metrics to Amazon CloudWatch.

To push metrics to CloudWatch using this adapter you must provide AWS credentials the AWS SDK. (see AWS docs).

To activate the CloudWatch adapter, operators need to provide configuration for the cloudwatch adapter.

The handler configuration must contain the same metrics as the instance configuration. The metrics specified in both instance and handler configurations will be sent to CloudWatch.

This adapter supports the metric template.

Params

Configuration for the cloudwatch adapter.

FieldTypeDescription
namespacestring

CloudWatch metric namespace.

metricInfomap<string, Params.MetricDatum>

A map of Istio metric name to CloudWatch metric info.

Params.MetricDatum

CloudWatch metric format.

FieldTypeDescription
unitParams.MetricDatum.Unit

The unit of the metric. Must be valid cloudwatch unit value. CloudWatch docs

Params.MetricDatum.Unit

NameDescription
None
Seconds
Microseconds
Milliseconds
Count
Bytes
Kilobytes
Megabytes
Gigabytes
Terabytes
Bits
Kilobits
Megabits
Gigabits
Terabits
Percent
Bytes_Second
Kilobytes_Second
Megabytes_Second
Gigabytes_Second
Terabytes_Second
Bits_Second
Kilobits_Second
Megabits_Second
Gigabits_Second
Terabits_Second
Count_Second