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Amazon RDS OS Metrics

Visualize OS metrics for Amazon RDS instance

This dashboard can be used with any DB engine of Amazon RDS including MySQL, Aurora etc.

It uses 60s resolution and shows an average over each datapoint. An exception is “CPU Credit Usage” graph which has 5 min. average and interval length.


Add CloudWatch datasource to Grafana choosing any region, the rest of the fields can be left blank.

Create IAM user and attach the managed policy CloudWatchReadOnlyAccess. Then put the credentials in the file ~grafana/.aws/credentials:

aws_access_key_id = youraccesskeyid
aws_secret_access_key = yoursecretaccesskey

Import this dashboard, select your region, instance and see the graphs.



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