Check manual page of postgres_stat_database
|Distribution||official part of Check_MK|
pg_database_size. It allows monitoring of
disk blocks read, but PostgreSQL seems to not have a simple "written bytes" or "write IOs" counter, meaning this information cannot be directly monitored.
Instead, the check allows more fine-grained monitoring of database activity by tracking what the queries really do. You can monitor both "read statements" like
fetches, as well as
"write statements as
update/delete/insert. Finally it allows monitoring of
commits, which PostgreSQL tracks down to the sub-transaction level.
You can then define levels on the per-second amount of the statements.
This check relies on data reported by the agent-side plugin
Name of the category and the name of the database
One service is created for each database.