Posted On: Jun 23, 2020

Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a fast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed document database service that supports MongoDB workloads. Amazon DocumentDB makes it easy and intuitive to store, query, and index JSON data. Starting today, Amazon DocumentDB offers sixteen additional in Amazon CloudWatch.

These new metrics provide you even more visibility into the performance, resource utilization, system limits and operations of your DocumentDB traffic. The new metrics include:

  • Six new metrics for monitoring MongoDB opcounters (insert, update, delete, query, command and getmore)
  • Four new metrics for monitoring connections and cursors (number of cursors, max open cursors and connections, and number of timed out cursors)
  • Four new metrics for monitoring operations on documents (inserted, updated, deleted and returned)
  • Metric for monitoring the count of documents deleted by the TTL monitor
  • Metric for monitoring the cache hit ratio for indexes

The new metrics are available to DocumentDB customers at no additional cost and are now available in the monitoring tab of your DocumentDB console. For additional details check out Monitoring Amazon DocumentDB with CloudWatch. Have questions or feature requests? Email us at: