Disk Usage

The Disk Usage page shows the historical usage and projected data growth of all logical disks across your monitored estate.

Understanding the Disk Usage page

The screenshot below shows an example of the data displayed on this page:


Graph

The graph spans from 1 year ago to 1 year in the future, centered on the date the page was viewed. Two lines are shown:

  1. The cumulative historical disk usage for your entire estate over the past 12 months (blue).
  2. The linear trend line projecting data growth across your entire estate for the next year based on the historical usage (orange).

Estate Summary

This summary pane shows cumulative metrics for all disks across the entire monitored estate:

Metric titleMetric description
Current space usedThe total current used disk space.
Current capacityThe total current disk capacity.
Projected sizeThe total projected size of the data in 12 months' time.
Projected changeThe total projected change in data size over the next 12 months.

Disks by Projected Increase 

This table shows the detailed metrics for every individual logical disk across the entire monitored estate:

Metric titleMetric description
Machine name

The name of the host machine to which the disk belongs.

Includes a list of all databases with files stored on the disk.

DiskThe name of the logical disk.
Space usedThe current space used on the disk.
CapacityThe current capacity of the disk.
Percentage usedSpace used / Capacity
Projected space usedThe projected size of the data on the disk in 12 months' time.
Projected changeThe projected change in data size over the next 12 months.
Time until fullThe predicted time until the disk will fill to capacity.

Warning banners will be shown on the page indicating that the data growth projections may be inaccurate if either:

  1. There is less than 1 month's historical data available.
  2. Your data retention settings for the category Storage data are set to less than 3 months.

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