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Section Metrics Reference

The following metrics are available from the Section Platform in OpenMetrics format for export to third part systems such as Datadog and Grafana Cloud, etc. See our guide for examples on how to set this up.

MetricDefinition
section_container_cpu_usage_seconds_totalFrom container_cpu_usage_seconds_total. This is the actual CPU usage of a pod, in vCPU (Kubernetes "cores"), averaged over the last 1 minute. It is a sum of all replicas of a pod in a given popname (see "popname" in the labels below).
section_container_memory_usage_bytesFrom container_memory_usage_bytes. This is the actual memory usage, in GiB, averaged over the last 1 minute.
section_http_bytes_total_sum_rate (section_http_bytes_total:sum_rate)This is an HTTP byte transmission rate, request bytes per second, calculated over a 2 minute span. It is called a "sum_rate" because it is doing its calculation over all the replicas of a given container that are running for that environment. In other words, it is a sum of all bytes in all replicas.
section_http_request_count_total_sum_rate (section_http_request_count_total:sum_rate)This is an HTTP request count rate, requests per second, calculated over a 5 minute span. It is called a "sum_rate" because it is doing its calculation over all the replicas of a given container that are running for that environment. In other words, it is a sum of all requests in all replicas.
section_kube_pod_container_resource_requestsComes from kube_pod_container_resource_requests, this gives either memory or cpu requests, depending upon the value of the labels "resource" or "unit", below.
section_kube_pod_status_phaseFrom kube_pod_status_phase
section_kube_pod_status_readyFrom kube_pod_status_ready
LabelDefinition
cluster_nameDeprecated
popnameNot yet implemented. This will be a location in the form xxx-yyyyyyyy, where xxx is a three letter airport code (with a few exceptions), along with a yyyyyyyy hash.
endpointDeprecated
geo_hashThe GeoHash from where the end user is making their request
hostDeprecated
instanceDeprecated
jobDeprecated
prometheusDeprecated
prometheus_replicaDeprecated
section_io_account_idSection Account ID
section_io_application_idSection Application ID
section_io_environment_idSection Environment ID
section_io_module_nameThe Section module for our Better CDN product
status_bucketHTTP status codes from Section to the end user for our Better CDN product
traffic_monitor_regionThe region that is handling the traffic
upstream_labelDeprecated
varnish_handlingDeprecated
resourceThis is "memory" or "cpu"
unitThis is "byte" for resource="memory", and "core" for resource="cpu"