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Lifetime should show correct database size information

Lifetime
Implemented
on 26 Feb 2018
Platform Server 10.0.804.0

It is misleading for users to see incorrect database size information in lifetime (This database size info in lifetime is fetched from Amazon RDS as per this article : https://success.outsystems.com/Support/Enterprise_Customers/Maintenance_and_Operations/Database_storage_on_OutSystems_public_cloud#I_deleted_a_lot_of_data_I_had_created_by_mistake_(or_I_cleaned_up_a_lot_of_data)._Why_doesn't_LifeTime_reflect_that_change.3F

The lifetime shows reserved space rather than actual space usage. Instead lifetime should query the database directly and show the actual database space rather than depending on Amazon RDS.

It will be better if we show both Amazon RDS and Actual Database space information in the lifetime environment.

Created on 5 Sep 2017
Comments (8)
6 Sep 2017

Hi Ravi, 

Are you proposing to remove the information about reserved space?

The reserved space is the resource that your subscription is consuming, and therefore the metric that matters from an OutSystems subscription amount point of view.

Wouldn't you need that as well?


Joao

6 Sep 2017

Hi Joao,

I am just proposing that we should show correct database size information in lifetime. 

Currently once the database size is full, life time no longer shows right information even after we clear out lot of space in the database.

This will lead users to confusion as to why the database sizes are not updated. In these cases lifetime should query the database directly and show correct size information.

Thanks

Ravi

7 Sep 2017

I lobby for showing both values. Reserved and actual.

4 Oct 2017
Merged this idea with 'LifeTime database size limit based on "In use" value instead of "Reserved" value' (created on 2017-10-03 11:43:47 by Michal Witek)
3 Oct 2017

Right now for Amazon installations the storage usage bases on "Reserved" value which brings to confusions. It would be good to use "In use" value" instead.



Merged from 'LifeTime database size limit based on "In use" value instead of "Reserved" value' (idea created on 2017-10-03 11:43:47 by Michal Witek), on 2017-10-04 15:24:04 by Carlos Alfaro
4 Oct 2017

HI Michal,

This looks like a duplicate of https://www.outsystems.com/ideas/3174/lifetime-should-show-correct-database-size-information

Do you agree?

Joao



Merged from 'LifeTime database size limit based on "In use" value instead of "Reserved" value' (idea created on 2017-10-03 11:43:47 by Michal Witek), on 2017-10-04 15:24:04 by Carlos Alfaro
4 Oct 2017

I agree with Joao that it is a duplicate of https://www.outsystems.com/ideas/3174/lifetime-should-show-correct-database-size-information



Merged from 'LifeTime database size limit based on "In use" value instead of "Reserved" value' (idea created on 2017-10-03 11:43:47 by Michal Witek), on 2017-10-04 15:24:04 by Carlos Alfaro
27 Mar (4 weeks ago)
Changed the status to
Implemented
on 26 Feb 2018


Starting on version 10.0.804.0, LifeTime shows the actual database storage used per environment and it is also possible to see the breakdown of this usage per System and Business data. With this change we dropped the support to see the Amazon RDS reserved space.

To have this new feature you'll need to have all the infrastructure upgraded to this version.


Hope you like it.

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