Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse

This template contains performance and statistics counters for monitoring SQL Data Warehouse.

Prerequisites

  • PowerShell 5.0 or later is installed on the system where the template will run.
  • PowerShell module (Azure, AzureRM) is installed on the system where the template will run.

    To install the Azure module, execute these PowerShell commands:

    • Install-Module -Name Azure
    • Install-Module -Name AzureRM
  • To connect with the Azure account, the following parameters are required:
    • subscriptionID
    • ApplicationID
    • TenantID
    • Secret Key
    • Application Name: Any Azure App (with name and ID) with Contributor or Reader role in Azure role-based access control (RBAC).
  • SQL Data Warehouse name for which metrics are being calculated.

Credentials

  • Login credentials for the Azure Portal, passed as script arguments per prerequisites.
    For example, <SubscriptionID>, <TenantID>, <ApplicationID>, value=<Secret Key>, <SQL Data Warehouse Name>).
  • Optional parameters can be passed to script argument:
    • value=<Time Interval> - during which data must be fetched, in minutes. The default is 10 minutes.
    • Number of retries as the second last argument; the default is 3.
    • WaitTime as the last argument; the default is 0.5 seconds

Notes

Monitored Components

Data warehouse units (DWU) utilization

This metric provides the maximum percentage of database warehouse units used for the given SQL database during the time period specified as the polling frequency.

Unit: Percent

Data warehouse units (DWU) limit

This metric provides the maximum database warehouse limit in units for the given SQL database during the time period specified as the Polling Frequency.

Unit: Count

Data warehouse units (DWU) used

This metric provides the maximum database throughput units per minute used for the given SQL database during the time period specified as the polling frequency.

Unit: Count