How to use the MedTech service monitoring tab

In this article, you'll learn how to use the MedTech service monitoring tab in the Azure portal. The monitoring tab provides access to crucial MedTech service metrics. These metrics can be used in assessing the health and performance of your MedTech service and can be useful seeing patterns and/or trends or assisting with troubleshooting your MedTech service.

Display the MedTech service monitoring tab metrics

  1. Within your Azure Health Data Services workspace, select MedTech service under Services.

    Screenshot of select the MedTech service within the workspace.

  2. Select the MedTech service that you would like to display metrics for. For this example, we'll select a MedTech service named mt-azuredocsdemo. You'll be selecting a MedTech service within your own Azure Health Data Services workspace.

    Screenshot of select the MedTech service you would like to display metrics for.

  3. Select Monitoring tab within the MedTech service page.

    Screenshot of select the Metrics option within your MedTech service.

  4. The MedTech service monitoring tab will open displaying a subset of the supported MedTech service metrics. By default, the Show data for last option is set to 1 hour. To adjust the time duration, select the Show data for last option, select the time period you would like to view, and select Apply. Select the down arrow in the Traffic MedTech service metrics tile to display the next set of MedTech service traffic metrics.

    Screenshot the MedTech service monitoring tab with drop-down menus.

    Important

    If you leave the MedTech service monitoring tab, any customized settings you have made to the monitoring settings are lost and will have to be recreated. If you would like to save your customizations for future viewing, you can pin them to an Azure portal dashboard as a tile.

    To learn how to customize and save metrics settings to an Azure portal dashboard and tile, see How to configure the MedTech service metrics.

  5. Optional - Select the pin icon to save the metrics tile to an Azure portal dashboard of your choosing.

    Screenshot the MedTech service monitoring tile with red box around the pin icon.

    Tip

    To learn more about advanced metrics display and sharing options, see Getting started with Azure Metrics Explorer

Available metrics for the MedTech service

This table shows the available MedTech service metrics and the information that the metrics are capturing. The metrics in bold are the metrics displayed within the Monitoring tab:

Metric category Metric name Metric description
Availability IotConnector Health Status The overall health of the MedTech service.
Errors Total Error Count The total number of errors.
Latency Average Group Stage Latency The average latency of the group stage. The group stage performs buffering, aggregating, and grouping on normalized messages.
Latency Average Normalize Stage Latency The average latency of the normalized stage. The normalized stage performs normalization on raw incoming messages.
Traffic Number of Fhir resources saved The total number of Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) resources updated or persisted by the MedTech service.
Traffic Number of Incoming Messages The number of received raw incoming messages (for example, the device events) from the configured source event hub.
Traffic Number of Measurements The number of normalized value readings received by the FHIR transformation stage of the MedTech service.
Traffic Number of Message Groups The number of groups that have messages aggregated in the designated time window.
Traffic Number of Normalized Messages The number of normalized messages.

Next steps

In this article, you learned how to use the MedTech service monitoring tab.

To learn how to configure the MedTech service metrics, see

To learn how to enable the MedTech service diagnostic settings, see

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