Posted On: Nov 20, 2020

Amazon CloudWatch Application Insights today announces the ability to easily add monitoring for Java applications for your enterprise applications. CloudWatch Application Insights is a simple to use capability that with just a few clicks guides customers through setting up monitoring and enhanced observability for enterprise applications running on AWS resources. The new feature monitors metrics emitted by Java along with pertinent application related metrics.

The new application tier for Java adds to the existing options for .NET, .NET Core, multiple databases and custom applications furthering your ability to easily and quickly add application monitoring for your enterprise workloads. The Java tier adds JMX metric collection for over a dozen important Java application metrics including number of threads, memory used and garbage collection. The full list of Java metrics can be found here. These metrics allow CloudWatch Application Insights to alert you when there are issues that could impact the health or performance of your Java applications.

Amazon CloudWatch Application Insights provides simple setup of observability for your enterprise applications and underlying AWS Resources. Use Amazon CloudWatch Automatic Dashboards to visualize problem details, accelerate troubleshooting, and reduce the mean time to resolution. Amazon CloudWatch Application Insights is available in all AWS public regions at no additional charge. You only pay for monitoring resources set up on Amazon CloudWatch. To learn more about Amazon CloudWatch Application Insights, please review the documentation.