Azure Virtual Machines (classic)

Virtual Machines are the basic building blocks within the compute resources of Azure.

How Dynatrace displays your metrics

On Azure Virtual Machine (classic) page you get insights into various aspects of performance, including CPU usage, disk throughput, IOPS, and more. vm-azure

Enable monitoring

To enable monitoring for Azure Virtual Machines (classic), you first need to set up integration with Azure Monitor.

Add and configure the service

Available metrics

See below the complete list of available metrics for Azure Virtual Machines (classic).
Note: Recommended metrics are default metrics that Dynatrace collects automatically once you activate monitoring for a certain Azure service.

Name Unit Description Dimensions Recommended
Disk Read BytesPerSecond Average bytes read from disk during monitoring period. None ✔️
Disk Read Operations/Sec CountPerSecond Disk Read IOPS. None ✔️
Disk Write BytesPerSecond Average bytes written to disk during monitoring period. None ✔️
Disk Write Operations/Sec CountPerSecond Disk Write IOPS. None ✔️
Network In Bytes The number of bytes received on all network interfaces by the Virtual Machine(s) (Incoming Traffic). None ✔️
Network Out Bytes The number of bytes out on all network interfaces by the Virtual Machine(s) (Outgoing Traffic). None ✔️
Percentage CPU Percent The percentage of allocated compute units that are currently in use by the Virtual Machine(s). None ✔️