ActiveMQ Monitoring Technical Reference

General information

Overview

ActiveMQ monitoring is a Gateway configuration file that enables monitoring of ActiveMQ through a set of samplers with customised JMX plug-in settings.

Track the following key areas when using ActiveMQ monitoring:

Key Area Description
Broker Shows the memory usage of the broker metrics.
Queue Monitors the queue size and provies information on the messages being processed in the queue.
Topic Tracks the number of consumers and topics that are existing within the broker.
   

This technical reference provides information on the metrics and dataviews for the samplers available through the ActiveMQ integration. If you are setting up the ActiveMQ integration for the first time, see ActiveMQ Monitoring User Guide.

Metrics and dataviews

ActiveMQ broker

Column Name Description
BrokerName Name of the broker used.
StorePercentUsage Percent of store limit used.
TempPercentUsage Percent of temp limit used.
MemoryPercentUsage Percent of memory limit used.
   

 

ActiveMQ queues

Column Name Description
Name Name of the current queue.
ConsumerCount Number of consumers subscribed to this destination.
ProducerCount Number of producers attached to this destination.
MaxEnqueueTime The longest time a message was held on this destination.
MinEnqueueTime The shortest time a message was held on this destination.
AvgEnqueueTime Average time a message was held on this destination.
MemoryPercentUsage The percentage of the memory limit used.
Size Number of messages on this destination, including any that have been dispatched but not acknowledged.
DequeueCount Number of messages that have been acknowledged (and removed) from the destination.
DispatchCount Number of messages that have been delivered to consumers, including those not acknowledged.
EnqueueCount Number of messages that have been sent to the destination.
ExpiredCount Number of messages that have expired.
InFlightCount Number of messages that have been dispatched to, but not acknowledged by, consumers.
   

 

ActiveMQ topics

Column Name Description
Name Name of the current topic.
ConsumerCount Number of consumers subscribed to this destination.
EnqueueCount Number of messages that have been sent to the destination.
DequeueCount Number of messages that have been acknowledged (and removed) from the destination.