About how to monitor ephemeral storage usage in Fargate


From Apr 30, 2021, Amazon ECS on AWS Fargate allows you to configure the size of ephemeral storage for Tasks. However, I am consider about ways so that I monitor the usage of ephemeral storage . Is there anyway but use a sidecar container to get the storage capacity and send custom metrics to CloudWatch?

Thank you so much!

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As you've mentioned, there's no native CloudWatch metrics of the ephemeral storage usage, the only workarounds i see would be

answered a year ago

You can use the "/" partition to determine the amount of free space left in the Fargate task. There's a plan to publish an ephemeral storage/disk utilization metric via container insights by service team but timeline is not clear at this time.

answered a year ago

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