Posted On: Jul 19, 2016

CloudWatch Events is now available in the Asia Pacific (Mumbai) region.

Amazon CloudWatch Events provides a stream of events describing changes to your AWS resources, such as an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance starting, stopping, or failing a system health check, or Auto Scaling adding instances to an EC2 deployment. This enables you to respond quickly to application availability issues or resource changes in near-real-time. You simply write rules to match events of interest to your application and then route them to targets such as stopping an EC2 instance, or adding the event to an Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) topic.

You may also use CloudWatch Events schedule cron-like events, such as taking an Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) volume snapshot every hour, at intervals down to one minute.

Amazon CloudWatch Events is already available in the US East (N. Virginia), US West (Oregon), US West (N. California), South America (São Paulo), EU (Ireland), EU (Frankfurt), Asia Pacific (Singapore), Asia Pacific (Tokyo), and Asia Pacific (Sydney), and Asia Pacific (Seoul) Regions.

You can get started monitoring system events in the CloudWatch Events console, or by reading our documentation.