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  1. Export metrics to Prometheus

    Currently there is only a community supported Prometheus integration (exporter) available which polls db.serverStatus() and doesn't include as much metrics as the Atlas UI/API provides. A similar integration as with New Relic and Datadog would help many customers that are using Prometheus and Grafana for monitoring.

    27 votes
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  2. Yellow exclamation icon should have a tooltip or explanation

    Often in the cluster card, or in the cluster panel, one or more processes are marked with a yellow warning icon (instead of a green dot). However there is no indication about what this means or how to fix it.

    Can there be a tooltip or explanation about what this icon represents?

    23 votes
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  3. Add alerts on disk IOPS and CPU IOWAIT %

    To help catch heavy disk workloads before they become problematic, it would be great to have alerts on:
    - disk IOPS percentage utilization for disks without burstable IOPS
    - burst credit utilization for disks with burstable IOPS
    - CPU IOWAIT %

    17 votes
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  4. Elections bar colors in Metrics should be more vivid

    The atlas metrics show node election statuses in colors - red/orange and brown. When there are multiple re-elections in a short period of time, these all merge together making it hard to decipher the order of occurrence - especially the near overlap of orange and brown Having vivid/contrasting colors should make debugging easier.

    It would be helpful if some aspect about the x-axis would tell you what status the node was in at a given time. For example: the x-axis is also that color from time X to time Y, and then the node was demoted/down and the axis turns…

    17 votes
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  5. Add Elastic integration to Atlas

    Add support to send cluster metrics to Elastic. Elastic has recently been putting a lot of work into their APM and logging solution, this is now a viable alternative to NewRelic and Datadog and is gaining traction. It would be great if Atlas supported sending metrics to Elastic. Please see below for references

    https://www.elastic.co/apm
    https://www.elastic.co/siem

    The use case for this is the same as NewRelic or Datadog. I wish to monitor my Atlas clusters from inside Elastic, create dashboards and set up alerting

    12 votes
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  6. Splunk connector for Atlas

    We need a way to easily ingest logs into Splunk. It needs to be all logs - node and web portal activity. Ideally a Splunk connector would be provided but a stop-gap measure would be the ability to configure Atlas to write all logs to an Azure storage account.

    Lack of native log ingestion ability may be an Atlas deal killer for us.

    9 votes
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  7. Atlas Cluster Labels in UI

    With the Atlas API, there is functionality to add labels to various clusters like EC2. It would be great if that was exposed through the Atlas UI as well.

    9 votes
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  8. Make AWS EBS Burst Balance metrics available in Atlas UI

    Make EBS Burst Balance Metrics available within the Atlas UI. Currently it is not easy to 100% understand how much burst credits are being used and whether they have actually been depleted.

    You can infer it from the IOPS metrics going above baseline IOPS and then suddenly dropping down but would be better to see the balance itself to be 100% sure. This will save support requests to do so.

    8 votes
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  9. Email subject more specific for Alerts

    The email Alerts that MongoDB provide are very useful, especially the Oplog and CPU Usage. However, the subject of the emails are not clear and does not specify the Alert type. It is just a generic "Alert". It would be great if MongoDB can add "Alert Oplog" or "Alert CPU Usage" to the email subjects to make them much more clear and helpful. Thanks!

    8 votes
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  10. Allow log level to be configured per cluster/node

    Atlas clusters don't support the setParameter command and, as a result, users aren't able to configure log levels. I understand the reasoning behind not exposing permissions to run setParameter to DB users so, in lieu of that, it would really helpful if Atlas users were able to configure log levels through the Atlas UI, preferably at the Node or Cluster level.

    Thanks!

    6 votes
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  12. Improvement: Add severity to alert definitions in Atlas MongoDB

    The alert payload only contains status field with 'open' or 'closed' value. No severity definition option is available.

    6 votes
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  13. host down alert automatically silenced during atlas maintenances

    Our clusters keeps sending loads of alerts during maintenance times about host is down and similar - it's logical and I understand that those are rolling updates so the functionality of the cluster is not affected. However it's quite unfortunate that host are down for quite a while (20 - 30 mins sometimes) and as we don't want to create unnecessary noise from atlas monitoring we had to bump up our slack and pager duty notification to be fired 30+ minutes. This covers maintenance but out of maintenance this is ridiculously high and we would like to know there is…

    6 votes
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  14. Rename Hardware Metric "Util %"

    Under hardware metrics for a given replica set, there is a metric for "Util %". It is unclear on what this represents. After careful digging through the documentation, it appears to be a metric for Disk Bandwidth Utilization. I believe the metric name should be updated to reflect at least "Disk Util %", if not something more specific.

    6 votes
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  15. Show a graph of BANKED iops (AWS)

    Atlas monitoring is great... but it would be super helpful to see a graph of banked iops. (or an approximation of this)

    Suppose my iops limit is 100... and during the night my bank gets fully charged to 5.4MM.
    During the heavy loads on my server, let's say my iops jump to a steady 500. This means that I am drawing 400 units from my bank. I can do this for 3.75 hours until my bank is exhausted.

    It would be so helpful to see an iops bank balance drawing down during peak, recharging during off-peak... and thus getting insight…

    6 votes
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  16. Official ServiceNow Connector

    Would love to see an official connector to ServiceNow for automatic ticket creation triggered by various database alerts.

    6 votes
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  17. Show driver/application/user metadata in Query Profiler query summaries

    It would be helpful if the Query Profiler showed the driver and user metadata associated with the connection over which a particular query was run.

    After clicking on a particular plotted operation in the Query Profiler, the sidebar pops up and shows execution statistics and structure of the plotted op, but doesn't show anything about the driver/application/user that issued the command.

    This query summary would be more actionable if the driver, driver version, application name, and user were also displayed in the query sidebar (these details may be recorded in a separate log entry from the command itself).

    This information…

    5 votes
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  18. Profiler should only watch queries from certain users

    It would be useful to provide the profiler an "allowlist" and "denylist" of users to watch queries from. Essentially, it is only useful to receive alerts and profiler reports for queries made by actual applications. It is not useful to have alerts show up for one-off queries made by a DB admin using a DB explorer.

    5 votes
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  19. Show in the UI when an index build is ongoing, and when it completes

    When indexes are built from an application or a mongorestore there's no way to see if it's ongoing in the UI.

    There should be an indication in the "Real-time" tab saying that an index on collection X is in progress. This would explain why performance is currently impacted.

    It would be good to see index start and end marked on the "Metrics" visualizations so we can see the impact of index builds on IOPS, CPU, memory etc. This could help understand if we need to upscale the cluster.

    5 votes
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  20. Stackdriver Integration

    Atlas Monitoring UI is great, but to ease centralization of alerts and dashboards..., it would be nice to have all atlas metrics in Cloud Monitoring too.

    5 votes
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