AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog
Category: Amazon CloudWatch
Using OpsWatch to Create a Single Pane of Prometheus Metrics from Multiple Non-Native Sources
Prometheus is an open-source systems monitoring and alerting toolkit which many companies and organizations have adopted. OpsWatch from Arvato Systems helps to bridge the gap between Prometheus native and non-native Amazon CloudWatch metrics and Amazon GuardDuty events. OpsWatch does this by consuming metrics, transforming and enriching them. They can be displayed in dashboards and/or trigger alerts. This gives the operator a single pane of Prometheus with powerful monitoring capabilities.
Simplify Workload Monitoring Using Amazon CloudWatch Anomaly Detection
Customers considering advanced monitoring solutions based on machine learning to reduce false alarm notifications can choose DXC Technology as their implementation partner due to its vast domain experience across industry verticals and deep cloud technology expertise. Learn how DXC analyzed the challenges faced by a large global pharmaceutical company and how the proposed monitoring solution helped the customer save effort in handling false incidents.
How TalaTek Uses Amazon CloudWatch for Security Information and Event Management
Learn how TalaTek uses Amazon CloudWatch as an alternative to traditional SIEM solutions with the same functionality. CloudWatch gives TalaTek system-wide visibility, allowing them to monitor their AWS-based SaaS solution, the TalaTek Intelligent Governance and Risk Integrated Solution (TiGRIS). CloudWatch helps TalaTek keep TiGRIS running efficiently while allowing us to meet FedRAMP logging requirements.
Unifying Cloud Infrastructure and Application Performance Data with AppDynamics and Amazon CloudWatch
AppDynamics (part of Cisco) is an application and business performance monitoring solution that allows you to prioritize your workflows with unified visibility, ensuring your cloud-native apps deliver business value in production. AppDynamics can now retrieve data from Amazon CloudWatch metrics via an AWS metric retrieval API endpoint called GetMetricData, enabling you to pull as many as 500 different metrics in a single request, with a total of 100,800 data points per call.
Monitoring Your Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Firewall with a Syslog Sidecar
By hosting a Palo Alto Networks VM-Series firewall in an Amazon VPC, you can use AWS native cloud services—such as Amazon CloudWatch, Amazon Kinesis Data Streams, and AWS Lambda—to monitor your firewall for changes in configuration. This post explains why that’s desirable and walks you through the steps required to do it. You now have a way to monitor your Palo Alto Networks firewall that is very similar to how you monitor your AWS environment with AWS Config.
How to Monitor Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics from Dynatrace
Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics monitors RESTful APIs, URLs, and website content endpoints via synthetic traffic. Dynatrace also offers powerful, integrated synthetic capabilities, but if you use both CloudWatch and Dynatrace you have to switch between their consoles to check status. Now, you can integrate CloudWatch Synthetics into Dynatrace and check for unexpected behavior across both platforms from a single dashboard in your Dynatrace account.
How to Send CloudHSM Audit Logs to Splunk and Monitor Critical Events on the HSM
AWS CloudHSM is a cloud-based hardware security module (HSM) that enables you to easily generate, store, import, export, and manage your cryptographic keys. This post walks through using AWS services to create a pipeline that sends HSM audit logs into Splunk. You’ll also learn how to interpret the audit events and gain specific data insights that enable you to flag critical events taking place on the CloudHSM appliance.
Identifying and Resolving Application Performance in Hybrid Environments with NETSCOUT
By using NETSCOUT’s Application Management Solution available in AWS Marketplace, Forte Data Solutions was able to quickly resolve latency issues of web-based statistical applications. NETSCOUT helped the customer gain visibility into load, latency, errors, and dependencies of their application, quickly identify the root cause of latency issues, fix them, and thus eliminate hundreds of redundant daily CloudWatch Alarms.
How to Monitor and Analyze AWS Managed Microsoft AD Security Logs Using Amazon CloudWatch and Splunk
AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory (AWS Managed Microsoft AD) makes it possible for you to monitor and analyze security events of your directory in near real-time. In this post, we show you an example of how to detect and respond to unauthorized or unusual activity. We’ll also explore how to monitor and create near-real-time alerts for account lockouts in your AWS Managed Microsoft AD using Amazon CloudWatch Logs and Splunk.
Partner Solutions Achitect Roundup – October
AWS Partner Solutions Architects highlight offerings from APN Technology Partners. Cesanta provides streamlined tools that simplify the onboarding process and unblocks developers. GorillaStack enables customers to apply simple rules to managing cloud resources across all AWS accounts and regions. GuardiCore offers the Centra Security Platform to help bridge the gaps of customers’ security configuration in the AWS cloud.