Posted On: Nov 29, 2021

Amazon CloudWatch RUM is a real-user monitoring capability that helps you identify and debug issues in the client-side on web applications and enhance end user’s digital experience. CloudWatch RUM enables application developers and DevOps engineers reduce mean time to resolve (MTTR) client-side performance issues by enabling a quicker resolution. Amazon CloudWatch RUM is part of CloudWatch’s Digital Experience Monitoring along with Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics and Amazon CloudWatch Evidently.

Using CloudWatch RUM, you can view how your applications are performing in near real-time across different geolocations, browsers, and devices, enabling you to optimize their performance. You can use CloudWatch RUM’s curated dashboards to view anomalies in application’s performance including page load steps, core web vitals, and JavaScript and Http errors. You can also understand how many user sessions are impacted by an issue helping you prioritize the issues to fix. CloudWatch RUM surfaces relevant debugging data such as error messages, stack traces, and sessions in an easy-to-use dashboard to fix performance issues. On the CloudWatch RUM console, you can also easily correlate traces from client-side to backend infrastructure nodes through integration with CloudWatch ServiceLens and AWS X-Ray. With the addition of client-side performance data under CloudWatch RUM, you can now use CloudWatch for end-to-end monitoring.

Starting today, CloudWatch RUM is generally available in 10 AWS Regions - US East (N. Virginia), US East (Ohio), US West (Oregon), Europe (Ireland), Europe (Frankfurt), Europe (Stockholm), Asia Pacific (Sydney), Asia Pacific (Tokyo), Asia Pacific (Singapore), and Europe (London).

To get started, see the following list of resources: