AWS SQS Policies

Policy names are prefixed with AWS SQS – Policy name Duration Conditions Category Description AWS SQS – Queue Falling Behind 2 hours metricly.aws.sqs.arrivalrate has a metric threshold > metricly.aws.sqs.completionrate CRITICAL The arrival rate for the queue has been greater than the completion rate for at least 2 hours. This is an indication that processing of the queue is falling behind.

SQS Metrics

Collected Friendly Name Fully Qualified Name (FQN) AWS Metric Statistic Units BASE Approximate Age of Oldest Message aws.sqs.approximateageofoldestmessage ApproximateAgeOfOldestMessage average seconds yes Approximate Number of Messages Delayed aws.sqs.approximatenumberofmessagesdelayed ApproximateNumberOfMessagesDelayed sum Count yes Approximate Number of Messages Not Visible aws.sqs.approximatenumberofmessagesnotvisible ApproximateNumberOfMessagesNotVisible sum Count yes Approximate Number of Messages Visible aws.sqs.approximatenumberofmessagesvisible ApproximateNumberOfMessagesVisible sum Count yes Number of Empty Receives aws.