AWS Elemental MediaConvert

Dynatrace ingests metrics for multiple preselected namespaces, including AWS Elemental MediaConvert. 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.

mediaconvert-dashboard

Available metrics

Name Description Unit Statistics Dimensions Recommended
AudioOutputDuration The number of seconds of audio-only output for a queue Milliseconds Multi Queue
AudioOutputDuration Milliseconds Sum Queue ✔️
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 ✔️
HDOutputDuration The number of seconds of high-definition (HD) output for a queue Milliseconds Multi Queue
HDOutputDuration Milliseconds Sum Queue ✔️
JobsCanceledCount The number of jobs canceled in this queue Count Sum Queue ✔️
JobsCompletedCount The number of jobs completed in this queue Count Sum Queue ✔️
JobsErroredCount The number of jobs that failed because of invalid inputs, such as a request to transcode a file that is not in the specified input bucket Count Sum Queue ✔️
8KOutputDuration The number of seconds of 8K output for a queue Milliseconds Multi Queue
8KOutputDuration Milliseconds Sum Queue ✔️
SDOutputDuration The number of seconds of standard definition (SD) output for a queue Milliseconds Multi Queue
SDOutputDuration Milliseconds Sum Queue ✔️
StandbyTime The number of seconds before AWS Elemental MediaConvert starts transcoding a job Milliseconds Multi Region ✔️
StandbyTime Milliseconds Multi Queue ✔️
TranscodingTime The number of seconds for AWS Elemental MediaConvert to complete transcoding Milliseconds Multi Queue ✔️
UHDOutputDuration The number of seconds of ultra-high-definition (UHD) output for a queue Milliseconds Multi Queue
UHDOutputDuration Milliseconds Sum Queue ✔️

Limitations

Dynatrace is currently not gathering any instance attributes for AWS Elemental MediaConvert.