Monitoring Concepts

DigitalOcean Monitoring is a free, opt-in service that gathers and displays metrics about Droplet-level resource utilization. Monitoring supports configurable alert policies with integrated email and Slack notifications to help you track the operational health of your infrastructure.

This glossary defines the core concepts behind monitoring.
Descriptions of the system resources DigitalOcean Monitoring tracks, the units used to measure them, and how they are represented by DigitalOcean Monitoring.