What is the CloudWatch retention period of all metrics?

by XDK 16. August 2019 08:13

Information:

CloudWatch retains metric data as follows:

1. Data points with a period of less than 60 seconds are available for 3 hours. These data points are high-resolution custom metrics.
2. Data points with a period of 60 seconds (1 minute) are available for 15 days
3. Data points with a period of 300 seconds (5 minute) are available for 63 days
4. Data points with a period of 3600 seconds (1 hour) are available for 455 days (15 months)

CloudWatch does not support metric deletion. Metrics expire based on the retention schedules described above.

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