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Memcached metrics

Many of the collected metrics from the Memcached integration are displayed as widgets in SolarWinds Observability custom and pre-built dashboards; additional metrics may be collected and available in the Metrics Explorer.

This topic lists some of the critical metrics collected for the integration. To see the Memcached metrics in the Metrics Explorer, type Memcached in the search box.

Metric Units Description
memcached.bytes bytes (By) Current Bytes Stored, Bytes Stored. The current number of bytes used by this server to store items.
memcached.commands {commands} The commands executed.
memcached.commands.rate {commands}/second Commands. The commands executed per second.
memcached.connections.current {connections} The current number of open connections. {connections} The total number of connections opened since the server started running.
memcached.cpu.usage seconds (s) CPU User Time, CPU System Time. The accumulated user and system time.
memcached.current_items {items} Current Items in Cache, Active Connections. The number of items currently stored in the cache.
memcached.evictions {evictions} Total Evictions. The average total number of cache item evictions. bytes (By) Bytes transferred over the network. bytes/second (By/s) Network Traffic. The average number of bytes transferred over the network, per second.
memcached.operation_hit_ratio percentage (%) Operation Hit Ratio. The hit ratio for operations, expressed as a percentage value between 0.0 and 100.0.
memcached.operations {operations} Hits and Misses Total. The average total counts of hits and misses.
memcached.operations.rate {operations}/second The average counts of hits and misses per second.
memcached.threads {threads} The number of threads used by the Memcached instance.