With OIC on OCI we get a plethora of monitoring capabilities; we also have the ability to analyse logs and naturally push data to other analytics services such as Oracle Analytics Cloud. all of us are, hopefully, very familiar with the OOTB monitoring features of OIC. This post goes a little deeper to see what's on offer at OCI level. This post discusses the OIC Metrics available at OCI service level. It also looks at the OCI Logging Analytics service and the value-add it provides. So let's get going!
The above dashboard is a simple and basic example of what one can do with OIC logs in OCI Logging Analytics service.
There are 2 sources for the data shown above - let's call them default and custom. Part 2 of my recent post discusses the former. You can check out the post here
So now to Logging Analytics - here is the main menu -
Dashboards are what we're looking for - so let's create one
I give it a name and select a target compartment -
I see the empty dashboard and click the Edit button on the right - believe me - it's there!
I can now add Source Data to the dashboard -
This is what we get -