Posted On: Dec 17, 2018

Amazon RDS Performance Insights, an advanced database performance monitoring feature, now supports additional counter metrics on Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL compatibility. With counter metrics, you can customize the Performance Insights dashboard to include up to 10 additional graphs that show a selection of dozens of operating system and database performance metrics. This information can be correlated with database load to help identify and analyze performance problems.

Here's an example of a Performance Insights dashboard showing a counter metric for blocks reads per second:

Performance Insights Counter Metrics

Performance Insights allows non-experts to detect database performance problems with an easy-to-understand dashboard that visualizes database load. It supports Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL compatibility, Amazon Aurora with MySQL compatibility, Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL, MySQL, and Oracle, with additional database engines coming soon.

For more information about Amazon RDS Performance Insights, please visit the product page and read the documentation. For regional availability, see the pricing page.