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Tag: Amazon CloudWatch How-To

How to diagnose AWS Elemental MediaTailor ad insertion flows using debugging

AWS Elemental MediaTailor allows you to serve targeted ads to viewers while maintaining broadcast quality in over-the-top (OTT) video applications. This article explains how it is possible to use the debugging feature of MediaTailor to dive deep into an ad insertion session lifecycle to troubleshoot or visualize what is happening behind the scenes. The PDF […]

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Creating dashboards and alarms for AWS Elemental MediaConvert using Amazon CloudWatch

Introduction If you are developing an automated video-on-demand workflow, you may at times need to monitor specific parts of the workflow pipeline. When it comes to the transcoding piece of the workflow, AWS Elemental MediaConvert is integrated with Amazon CloudWatch to provide metrics and events from the MediaConvert service. You can create simple CloudWatch dashboards […]

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Monitoring AWS Media Services using Amazon CloudWatch Events

The Media Services Application Mapper (MSAM) tool was created to help video streaming operators monitor their live channels. The tool provides a web interface that visualizes the components of live video workflows, including logical connections between AWS Media Services and other services from AWS. MSAM can be configured to show error messages, alerts, and alarms […]

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Services and tools for monitoring video workflows on AWS

Congratulations, you’re hosting your video workflows in the cloud. You can now benefit from the redundancy, durability, and integration provided by many AWS cloud services and tools for video workflows. Before you begin basking in the glory, let me ask you: Do you know the end-to-end health of those workflows right now? Are you monitoring […]

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Create a live streaming CloudWatch dashboard using AWS Elemental MediaStore access logs

Customers build live streaming video workflows using AWS Elemental MediaStore as a high performant live video origin in the cloud. But when it comes to monitoring live video streams, customers can find it a little challenging to create an Amazon CloudWatch dashboard using AWS Elemental MediaStore access logs. By default, AWS Elemental MediaStore does not […]

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Automated way to create an AWS media services-centric CloudWatch Dashboard

An Amazon CloudWatch dashboard is a customizable home page in the CloudWatch console that monitors multiple resources in a single view. It can consist of a number of widgets, with each widget providing operational information about different resources monitored by the dashboard. For media workflows, CloudWatch dashboards can make it easy to view and monitor […]

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