Amazon Elastic Transcoder

Dynatrace ingests metrics for multiple preselected namespaces, including Amazon Elastic Transcoder. You can view graphs per service instance, with a set of dimensions, and create custom graphs that you can pin to your dashboards.

Prerequisites

To enable monitoring for this service, you need

Add the service to monitoring

In order to view the service metrics, you must add the service to monitoring in your Dynatrace environment.

Configure service metrics

Once you add a service, Dynatrace starts automatically collecting a suite of metrics for this particular service. These are recommended metrics.

Recommended metrics:

  • Are enabled by default
  • Can't be disabled
  • Can have recommended dimensions (enabled by default, can't be disabled)
  • Can have optional dimensions (disabled by default, can be enabled)

Apart from the recommended metrics, most services have the possibility of enabling optional metrics.

Optional metrics:

  • Can be added and configured manually

Import preset dashboards

Dynatrace provides preset AWS dashboards that you can import from GitHub to your environment's dashboard page. Once you download a preset dashboard locally, there are two ways to import it.

transcoder-dash

Available metrics

Name Description Unit Statistics Dimensions Recommended
BilledAudioOutput The number of billable seconds of audio output for a pipeline Seconds Multi PipelineId
BilledAudioOutput The number of billable seconds of HD output for a pipeline Seconds Sum PipelineId ✔️
BilledHDOutput The number of billable seconds of SD output for a pipeline Seconds Multi PipelineId
BilledHDOutput Seconds Sum PipelineId ✔️
BilledSDOutput The number of billable seconds of SD output for a pipeline. Seconds Multi PipelineId
BilledSDOutput Seconds Sum PipelineId ✔️
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 Count Sum Region, Operation ✔️
JobsCompleted The number of jobs completed by this pipeline Count Sum PipelineId ✔️
JobsErrored 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 Count Sum PipelineId ✔️
OutputsPerJob The number of outputs Elastic Transcoder created for a job Count Sum PipelineId ✔️
StandbyTime The number of seconds before Elastic Transcoder started transcoding a job Seconds Multi PipelineId ✔️
Throttles The number of times that Elastic Transcoder automatically throttled an operation Count Sum Region, Operation ✔️

Limitations

Amazon Elastic Transcoder doesn't support tagging.