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Amazon SWF Metrics and Dimensions

The AWS/SWF namespace includes the metrics in the following table. For more information, see Amazon SWF Metrics for CloudWatch in the AWS Storage Gateway User Guide.

Metric

Description

DecisionTaskScheduleToStartTime

The time interval, in milliseconds, between the time that the decision task was scheduled and when it was picked up by a worker and started.

CloudWatch Units: Time

Dimensions: Domain, WorkflowTypeName, WorkflowTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Average, Minimum, Maximum

DecisionTaskStartToCloseTime

The time interval, in milliseconds, between the time that the decision task was started and when it closed.

CloudWatch Units: Time

Dimensions: Domain, WorkflowTypeName, WorkflowTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Average, Minimum, Maximum

DecisionTasksCompleted

The count of decision tasks that have been completed.

CloudWatch Units: Count

Dimensions: Domain, WorkflowTypeName, WorkflowTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Sum

StartedDecisionTasksTimedOutOnClose

The count of decision tasks that started but timed out on closing.

CloudWatch Units: Count

Dimensions: Domain, WorkflowTypeName, WorkflowTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Sum

WorkflowStartToCloseTime

The time, in milliseconds, between the time the workflow started and when it closed.

CloudWatch Units: Time

Dimensions: Domain, WorkflowTypeName, WorkflowTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Average, Minimum, Maximum

WorkflowsCanceled

The count of workflows that were canceled.

CloudWatch Units: Count

Dimensions: Domain, WorkflowTypeName, WorkflowTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Sum

WorkflowsCompleted

The count of workflows that completed.

CloudWatch Units: Count

Dimensions: Domain, WorkflowTypeName, WorkflowTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Sum

WorkflowsContinuedAsNew

The count of workflows that continued as new.

CloudWatch Units: Count

Dimensions: Domain, WorkflowTypeName, WorkflowTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Sum

WorkflowsFailed

The count of workflows that failed.

CloudWatch Units: Count

Dimensions: Domain, WorkflowTypeName, WorkflowTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Sum

WorkflowsTerminated

The count of workflows that were terminated.

CloudWatch Units: Count

Dimensions: Domain, WorkflowTypeName, WorkflowTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Sum

WorkflowsTimedOut

The count of workflows that timed out, for any reason.

CloudWatch Units: Count

Dimensions: Domain, WorkflowTypeName, WorkflowTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Sum

ActivityTaskScheduleToCloseTime

The time interval, in milliseconds, between the time when the activity was scheduled and when it closed.

CloudWatch Units: Time

Dimensions: Domain, ActivityTypeName, ActivityTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Average, Minimum, Maximum

ActivityTaskScheduleToStartTime

The time interval, in milliseconds, between the time when the activity task was scheduled and when it started.

CloudWatch Units: Time

Dimensions: Domain, ActivityTypeName, ActivityTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Average, Minimum, Maximum

ActivityTaskStartToCloseTime

The time interval, in milliseconds, between the time when the activity task started and when it closed.

CloudWatch Units: Time

Dimensions: Domain, ActivityTypeName, ActivityTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Average, Minimum, Maximum

ActivityTasksCanceled

The count of activity tasks that were canceled.

CloudWatch Units: Count

Dimensions: Domain, ActivityTypeName, ActivityTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Sum

ActivityTasksCompleted

The count of activity tasks that completed.

CloudWatch Units: Count

Dimensions: Domain, ActivityTypeName, ActivityTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Sum

ActivityTasksFailed

The count of activity tasks that failed.

CloudWatch Units: Count

Dimensions: Domain, ActivityTypeName, ActivityTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Sum

ScheduledActivityTasksTimedOutOnClose

The count of activity tasks that were scheduled but timed out on close.

CloudWatch Units: Count

Dimensions: Domain, ActivityTypeName, ActivityTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Sum

ScheduledActivityTasksTimedOutOnStart

The count of activity tasks that were scheduled but timed out on start.

CloudWatch Units: Count

Dimensions: Domain, ActivityTypeName, ActivityTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Sum

StartedActivityTasksTimedOutOnClose

The count of activity tasks that were started but timed out on close.

CloudWatch Units: Count

Dimensions: Domain, ActivityTypeName, ActivityTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Sum

StartedActivityTasksTimedOutOnHeartbeat

The count of activity tasks that were started but timed out due to a heartbeat timeout.

CloudWatch Units: Count

Dimensions: Domain, ActivityTypeName, ActivityTypeVersion

Valid statistics: Sum

ThrottledEvents

The count of requests that have been throttled.

CloudWatch Units: Count

Dimensions: APIName, DecisionName

Valid statistics: Sum

ProvisionedBucketSize

The count of available requests per second.

Dimensions: APIName, DecisionName

Valid statistics: Minimum

ConsumedCapacity

The count of requests per second.

CloudWatch Units: Count

Dimensions: APIName, DecisionName

Valid statistics: Sum

ProvisionedRefillRate

The count of requests per second that are allowed into the bucket.

Dimensions: APIName, DecisionName

Valid statistics: Minimum

The Amazon SWF metrics support the following dimensions.

Dimension

Description

Domain

Filters data to the Amazon SWF domain that the workflow or activity is running in.

ActivityTypeName

Filters data to the name of the activity type.

ActivityTypeVersion

Filters data to the version of the activity type.

WorkflowTypeName

Filters data to the name of the workflow type for this workflow execution.

WorkflowTypeVersion

Filters data to the version of the workflow type for this workflow execution.

APIName

Filters data to an API of the specified API name.

DecisionName

Filters data to the specified Decision name.

TaskListName

Filters data to the specified Task List name.