The Amazon Simple Workflow Service (Amazon SWF) makes it easy to build applications that coordinate work across distributed components. Amazon SWF gives full control over implementing and coordinating tasks without worrying about underlying complexities such as tracking their progress and maintaining their state.

In Amazon SWF, a task represents a logical unit of work that is performed by a component of your application. Coordinating tasks across the application involves managing intertask dependencies, scheduling, and concurrency in accordance with the logical flow of the application.

Setup

To set up the OpsRamp AWS integration and discover the AWS service, go to AWS Integration Discovery Profile and select SWF.

Metrics

Domain metrics

OpsRamp MetricMetric Display NameUnitAggregation Type
aws_swf_PendingTasks

Count of pending tasks in a 1 minute interval for a specific Task List.
Pending TasksCountSum

Activity types metrics

OpsRamp MetricMetric Display NameUnitAggregation Type
aws_swf_ActivityTaskScheduleToCloseTime

Time interval, in milliseconds, between the time when the activity was scheduled and when it closed.
Activity Task Schedule To Close TimeMillisecondsAverage
aws_swf_ActivityTaskScheduleToStartTime

Time interval, in milliseconds, between the time when the activity task was scheduled and when it started.
Activity Task Schedule To Start TimeMillisecondsAverage
aws_swf_ActivityTaskStartToCloseTime

Time interval, in milliseconds, between the time when the activity task started and when it closed.
Activity Task Start To Close TimeMillisecondsAverage
aws_swf_ActivityTasksCanceled

Count of activity tasks that were canceled.
Activity Tasks CanceledCountSum
aws_swf_ActivityTasksCompleted

Count of activity tasks that completed.
Activity Tasks CompletedCountSum
aws_swf_ActivityTasksFailed

Count of activity tasks that failed.
Activity Tasks FailedCountSum
aws_swf_ScheduledActivityTasksTimedOutOnClose

Count of activity tasks that were scheduled but timed out on close.
Scheduled Activity Tasks TimedOut On CloseCountSum
aws_swf_ScheduledActivityTasksTimedOutOnStart

Count of activity tasks that were scheduled but timed out on start.
Scheduled Activity Tasks TimedOut On StartCountSum
aws_swf_StartedActivityTasksTimedOutOnClose

Count of activity tasks that were started but timed out on close.
Started Activity Tasks TimedOut On CloseCountSum
aws_swf_StartedActivityTasksTimedOutOnHeartbeat

Count of activity tasks that were started but timed out due to a heartbeat timeout.
Started Activity Tasks TimedOut On HeartbeatCountSum

Workflow types metrics

OpsRamp MetricMetric Display NameUnitAggregation Type
aws_swf_DecisionTaskScheduleToStartTime

Time interval, in milliseconds, between the time that the decision task was scheduled and when it was picked up by a worker and started.
Decision Task Schedule To Start TimeMillisecondsAverage
aws_swf_DecisionTaskStartToCloseTime

Time interval, in milliseconds, between the time that the decision task was started and when it closed.
Decision Task Start To Close TimeMillisecondsAverage
aws_swf_DecisionTasksCompleted

Count of decision tasks that have been completed.
Decision Tasks CompletedCountSum
aws_swf_StartedDecisionTasksTimedOutOnClose

Count of decision tasks that started but timed out on closing.
Started Decision Tasks Timed Out On CloseCountSum
aws_swf_WorkflowStartToCloseTime

Time, in milliseconds, between the time the workflow started and when it closed.
Workflow Start To Close TimeMillisecondsAverage
aws_swf_WorkflowsCanceled

Count of workflows that were canceled.
Workflows CanceledCountSum
aws_swf_WorkflowsCompleted

Count of workflows that completed.
Workflows CompletedCountSum
aws_swf_WorkflowsContinuedAsNew

Count of workflows that continued as new.
Workflows Continued As NewCountSum
aws_swf_WorkflowsFailed

Count of workflows that failed.
Workflows FailedCountSum
aws_swf_WorkflowsTerminated

Count of workflows that were terminated.
Workflows TerminatedCountSum
aws_swf_WorkflowsTimedOut

Count of workflows that timed out, for any reason.
Workflows Timed OutCountSum

Event support

CloudTrail event support

  • Supported
  • Configurable in OpsRamp AWS Integration Discovery Profile.

CloudWatch alarm support

  • Supported
  • Configurable in OpsRamp AWS Integration Discovery Profile.

External reference