Collectd Memory Metrics

Collected

Fully Qualified Name(FQN)

Description

Statistic

Units

Min

Max

Sparse Data Strategy(SDS)

BASE

CORR

UTIL

memory.memory-buffered.value

Memory being used by buffers; this memory is available to be freed forapplications to use, should they need it.

average

bytes

0

none

none

yes

no

no

memory.memory-cached.value

Memory being used by caches; this memory is available to be freed forapplications to use, should they need it.

average

bytes

0

none

none

yes

no

no

memory.memory-free.value

Memory not being used.

average

bytes

0

none

none

yes

no

no

memory.memory-used.value

Memory being used by applications.

average

bytes

0

none

none

yes

no

no

Computed

Fully Qualified Name(FQN)

Description

Statistic

Units

Min

Max

BASE

CORR

UTIL

netuitive.collectd.memory.total

Computation: memory.memory-buffered + memory.memory-cached + memory.memory-free +memory.memory-used

average

bytes

0

none

no

no

no

netuitive.collectd.memory.utilizationpercent

Under Linux, memory buffered and cached are part of memory which can beconsidered free. See the following explanation . Computation: 100 – ((memory.memory-buffered + memory.memory-cached +memory.memory-free / Total Memory) * 100)

average

percent

0

100

yes

yes

yes