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Amazon Elastic Transcoder Metrics and Dimensions

When you interact with Amazon Elastic Transcoder, it sends the following metrics to CloudWatch every minute.

Elastic Transcoder Metrics

The AWS/ElasticTranscoder namespace includes the following metrics.

MetricDescription

Billed HD Output

The number of billable seconds of HD output for a pipeline.

Valid Dimensions: PipelineId

Unit: Seconds

Billed SD Output

The number of billable seconds of SD output for a pipeline.

Valid Dimensions: PipelineId

Unit: Seconds

Billed Audio Output

The number of billable seconds of audio output for a pipeline.

Valid Dimensions: PipelineId

Unit: Seconds

Jobs Completed

The number of jobs completed by this pipeline.

Valid Dimensions: PipelineId

Unit: Count

Jobs Errored

The number of jobs that failed because of invalid inputs, such as a request to transcode a file that is not in the given input bucket.

Valid Dimensions: PipelineId

Unit: Count

Outputs per Job

The number of outputs Elastic Transcoder created for a job.

Valid Dimensions: PipelineId

Unit: Count

Standby Time

The number of seconds before Elastic Transcoder started transcoding a job.

Valid Dimensions: PipelineId

Unit: Seconds

Errors

The number of errors caused by invalid operation parameters, such as a request for a job status that does not include the job ID.

Valid Dimensions: Operation

Unit: Count

Throttles

The number of times that Elastic Transcoder automatically throttled an operation.

Valid Dimensions: Operation

Unit: Count

Dimensions for Elastic Transcoder Metrics

Elastic Transcoder metrics use the Elastic Transcoder namespace and provide metrics for the following dimension(s):

DimensionDescription

PipelineId

The ID of a pipeline. This dimension filters the data you request for an Elastic Transcoder pipeline.

Operation

This dimension filters the data you request for the APIs that Elastic Transcoder provides.