View CloudWatch Data for Amazon DocumentDB

45 minutes
  • 3 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

In this lab, you will view CloudWatch metrics for Amazon DocumentDB. After completing this lab, you will have hands-on experience viewing Amazon DocumentDB metrics and identifying database activity in them.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

View CloudWatch Metrics

View the current CloudWatch metrics to establish a baseline of performance. Pay special attention to the insert operation counter: OpcountersInsert (Count).

Load the Data

Using the mongoimport tool, load the data in the inventory.csv file into a new collection on the DocumentDB cluster.

Identify the Activity Spike in Metrics

View the CloudWatch metrics again, this time looking for a spike in activity that corresponds with the data load.

Additional Resources

You are working as a database administrator (DBA) and have been tasked with ensuring that metrics are being correctly logged from the DocumentDB cluster.

To accomplish this, you will need to complete the following tasks:

  • View CloudWatch metrics.
  • Load the data.
  • Identify activity spike in metrics.

What are Hands-on Labs

Hands-on Labs are real environments created by industry experts to help you learn. These environments help you gain knowledge and experience, practice without compromising your system, test without risk, destroy without fear, and let you learn from your mistakes. Hands-on Labs: practice your skills before delivering in the real world.

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