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DESCRIPTION 🔗

Use SignalFx to monitor Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) via Amazon Web Services.

FEATURES 🔗

Built-in dashboards 🔗

  • SQS Queues: Overview of all data from SQS.

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  • SQS Queue: Focus on a single SQS queue.

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INSTALLATION 🔗

To access this integration, connect to CloudWatch.

By default, SignalFx will import all CloudWatch metrics that are available in your account. To retrieve metrics for a subset of available services or regions, modify the connection on the Integrations page.

USAGE 🔗

SignalFx provides built-in dashboards for this service. Examples are shown below.

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METRICS 🔗

Metric Name Description
ApproximateAgeOfOldestMessage The approximate age of the oldest non-deleted message in the queue.
ApproximateNumberOfMessagesDelayed The number of messages in the queue that are delayed and not available for reading immediately.
ApproximateNumberOfMessagesNotVisible The number of messages that are in flight.
ApproximateNumberOfMessagesVisible The number of messages available for retrieval from the queue.
NumberOfEmptyReceives The number of ReceiveMessage API calls that did not return a message.
NumberOfMessagesDeleted The number of messages deleted from the queue.
NumberOfMessagesReceived The number of messages returned by calls to the ReceiveMessage action.
NumberOfMessagesSent The number of messages added to a queue.
SentMessageSize The size of messages added to a queue.

ApproximateAgeOfOldestMessage 🔗

The approximate age of the oldest non-deleted message in the queue.

ApproximateNumberOfMessagesDelayed 🔗

The number of messages in the queue that are delayed and not available for reading immediately.

ApproximateNumberOfMessagesNotVisible 🔗

The number of messages that are in flight.

ApproximateNumberOfMessagesVisible 🔗

The number of messages available for retrieval from the queue.

NumberOfEmptyReceives 🔗

The number of ReceiveMessage API calls that did not return a message.

NumberOfMessagesDeleted 🔗

The number of messages deleted from the queue.

NumberOfMessagesReceived 🔗

The number of messages returned by calls to the ReceiveMessage action.

NumberOfMessagesSent 🔗

The number of messages added to a queue.

SentMessageSize 🔗

The size of messages added to a queue.

For more information about the metrics emitted by Amazon Simple Queue Service, visit the service’s homepage at https://aws.amazon.com/sqs/.