Amazon CloudWatch is a web service that enables you to collect, view, and analyze metrics.

Developer Guide
Provides a conceptual overview of Amazon CloudWatch and includes detailed development instructions for using the various features.
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CLI Reference

Describes the Amazon CloudWatch CLI commands that you can use to monitor AWS. Provides syntax, options, and usage examples for each command.
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CloudWatch section of the AWS CLI Reference

Describes the Amazon CloudWatch commands in the AWS CLI that you can use to monitor AWS. Provides syntax, options, and usage examples for each command.
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API Reference
Describes all the API operations for Amazon CloudWatch in detail. Also provides sample requests, responses, and errors for the supported web services protocols.
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Quick Reference Card 

Briefly covers the essential commands for using Amazon CloudWatch from the command line.
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