AWS Elemental MediaPackage (Live, Video on Demand)

Dynatrace ingests metrics for multiple preselected namespaces, including AWS Elemental MediaPackage (Live, Video on Demand). You can view metrics for each service instance, split metrics into multiple dimensions, and create custom charts that you can pin to your dashboards.

Prerequisites

To enable monitoring for this service, you need

  • An Environment or Cluster ActiveGate version 1.197+
  • For AWS Elemental MediaPackage Live, Dynatrace version 1.203+
  • For AWS Elemental MediaPackage Video on Demand, Dynatrace version 1.204+
  • An updated AWS monitoring policy to include the additional AWS services.
    To update the AWS IAM policy, use the JSON below.

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.

mediapackage vod-dash

Available metrics

AWS Elemental MediaPackage Live

Name Description Unit Statistics Dimensions Recommended
ActiveInput Indicates if an input has been used as the source for an endpoint in AWS Elemental MediaPackage (it has been active). A value of 1 indicates that the input was active, and a 0 (zero) indicates that it wasn't. Count Multi Region, IngestEndpoint, OriginEndpoint
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. Bytes Multi Channel ✔️
EgressBytes Bytes Sum Channel ✔️
EgressBytes Count Count Channel
EgressBytes Bytes Multi Channel, OriginEndpoint
EgressBytes Bytes Sum Channel, OriginEndpoint ✔️
EgressBytes Count Count Channel, OriginEndpoint
EgressBytes Bytes Multi Region ✔️
EgressBytes Bytes Sum Region ✔️
EgressBytes Count Count Region ✔️
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. Count Sum Channel ✔️
EgressRequestCount Count Sum Channel, OriginEndpoint
EgressRequestCount Count Sum Channel, StatusCodeRange ✔️
EgressRequestCount Count Sum Channel, OriginEndpoint, StatusCodeRange
EgressRequestCount Count Sum Region, StatusCodeRange
EgressRequestCount Count Sum Region ✔️
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. Milliseconds Multi Channel ✔️
EgressResponseTime Milliseconds Sum Channel ✔️
EgressResponseTime Count Count Channel
EgressResponseTime Milliseconds Multi Channel, OriginEndpoint ✔️
EgressResponseTime Milliseconds Sum Channel, OriginEndpoint
EgressResponseTime Count Count Channel, OriginEndpoint
IngressBytes Number of bytes of content that AWS Elemental MediaPackage receives for each input request. If MediaPackage doesn't receive any requests for input in the specified interval, then no data is given. Bytes Multi Channel ✔️
IngressBytes Bytes Sum Channel ✔️
IngressBytes Count Count Channel
IngressBytes Bytes Multi Channel, IngestEndpoint ✔️
IngressBytes Bytes Sum Channel, IngestEndpoint
IngressBytes Count Count Channel, IngestEndpoint
IngressBytes Bytes Multi Region
IngressBytes Bytes Sum Region
IngressBytes Count Count Region
IngressResponseTime The time that it takes AWS Elemental MediaPackage to process each input request. If MediaPackage doesn't receive any requests for input in the specified interval, then no data is given. Milliseconds Multi Channel ✔️
IngressResponseTime Milliseconds Sum Channel ✔️
IngressResponseTime Count Count Channel
IngressResponseTime Milliseconds Multi Channel, IngestEndpoint ✔️
IngressResponseTime Milliseconds Sum Channel, IngestEndpoint
IngressResponseTime Count Count Channel, IngestEndpoint
IngressResponseTime Milliseconds Multi Region
IngressResponseTime Milliseconds Sum Region
IngressResponseTime Count Count Region

AWS Elemental MediaPackage Video on Demand (VOD)

Name Description Unit Statistics Dimensions Recommended
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. Bytes Multi PackagingConfiguration ✔️
EgressBytes Bytes Sum PackagingConfiguration ✔️
EgressBytes Count Count 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. Count Sum PackagingConfiguration ✔️
EgressRequestCount Count Sum PackagingConfiguration, 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. Milliseconds Multi PackagingConfiguration ✔️
EgressResponseTime Milliseconds Sum PackagingConfiguration ✔️
EgressResponseTime Count Count PackagingConfiguration