AWS Elemental MediaPackage
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AWS Elemental MediaPackage VOD Content Metrics

The AWS/MediaPackage namespace includes the following metrics for video on demand (VOD) content. AWS Elemental MediaPackage publishes metrics to CloudWatch every minute, if not sooner.

Metric Description
EgressBytes

Number of bytes that AWS Elemental MediaPackage successfully sends for each request. If MediaPackage doesn't receive any requests for output in the specified interval, then no data is given.

Units: Bytes

Valid statistics:

  • Average – average bytes (Sum/SampleCount) that AWS Elemental MediaPackage outputs over the configured interval.

  • Maximum – largest individual output request (in bytes) made to AWS Elemental MediaPackage.

  • Minimum – smallest individual output request (in bytes) made to AWS Elemental MediaPackage.

  • SampleCount – number of requests that is used in the statistical calculation.

  • Sum – total number of bytes that AWS Elemental MediaPackage outputs over the configured interval.

Valid dimensions:

  • PackagingConfiguration

EgressRequestCount

Number of content requests that AWS Elemental MediaPackage receives. If MediaPackage doesn't receive any requests for output in the specified interval, then no data is given.

Units: Count

Valid statistics:

  • Sum – total number of output requests that AWS Elemental MediaPackage receives.

Valid dimensions:

  • PackagingConfiguration

  • Combination of PackagingConfiguration and StatusCodeRange

EgressResponseTime

The time that it takes AWS Elemental MediaPackage to process each output request. If MediaPackage doesn't receive any requests for output in the specified interval, then no data is given.

Units: Milliseconds

Valid statistics:

  • Average – average amount of time (Sum/SampleCount) that it takes AWS Elemental MediaPackage to process output requests over the configured interval.

  • Maximum – longest amount of time (in milliseconds) that it takes AWS Elemental MediaPackage to process an output request and provide a response.

  • Minimum – shortest amount of time (in milliseconds) that it takes AWS Elemental MediaPackage to process an output request and provide a response.

  • SampleCount – number of requests that is used in the statistical calculation.

  • Sum – total amount of time that it takes AWS Elemental MediaPackage to process output requests over the configured interval.

Valid dimensions:

  • PackagingConfiguration

AWS Elemental MediaPackage VOD Dimensions

You can filter the AWS/MediaPackage data using the following dimensions.

Dimension Description

No Dimension

Metrics are aggregated and shown for all packaging configurations and status codes.

PackagingConfiguration

Metrics are shown only for the specified packaging configuration.

Value: The autogenerated GUID of the configuration.

Can be used alone or with other dimensions:

  • Alone to show metrics for only the specified configuration.

  • With the statusCodeRange dimension to show metrics for the specified configuration that is associated with the specified status code.

StatusCodeRange

Metrics are shown for the specified status code range.

Value: 2xx, 3xx, 4xx, or 5xx.

Can be used alone or with other dimensions:

  • Alone to show all output requests for the specified status range.

  • With the channel dimension to show output requests for all endpoints that are associated with the specified channel, with the specified status code range.

  • With the channel and originEndpoint dimensions to show output requests with a specific status code range on the specified endpoint that is associated with the specified channel.