Desktop and Application Streaming

Category: Analytics

How to manage Amazon WorkSpaces cost optimization at scale

Amazon WorkSpaces customers who have multiple AWS Accounts face challenges gathering an organization-wide view of their WorkSpaces spend and usage details. They ask questions such as, which accounts should we focus efforts on? How can we focus our efforts? In this blog post I’ll walk you through available options to dive deeper into Amazon WorkSpaces […]

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Creating custom logging and Amazon CloudWatch alerting in Amazon AppStream 2.0

Amazon AppStream 2.0 fleet instances are ephemeral. Because of this, application event logs are lost with the instance once the streaming session ends. If your AppStream 2.0 users have an issue with an application during their streaming session, it can be difficult to troubleshoot without detailed log data. Customers often ask how to configure alarms […]

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How Johnson & Johnson uses AppStream 2.0’s Usage Reports

This post is contributed by Brandon Tedesco, Senior Analyst, End User Virtualization, Johnson & Johnson About the Author I am a Senior Analyst at Johnson & Johnson based in Raritan, New Jersey. I have been with Johnson & Johnson for 5 years working with AWS for a little over 2 years supporting the End User Virtualization […]

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Monitoring Amazon AppStream 2.0 with Amazon OpenSearch Service and Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Amazon AppStream 2.0 provides scalable application streaming solutions. But the sheer number of sessions can complicate insight into each session’s information, such as logs and performance metrics. You can use the Amazon Kinesis Agent for Microsoft Windows to simplify the […]

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Capture usage insights about your streaming environment with AppStream 2.0 session scripts

Update: You can use the Usage Reports feature in Amazon AppStream 2.0 to collect user usage information. Please reference this blog post for more information: Analyze your Amazon AppStream 2.0 usage reports using Amazon Athena and Amazon QuickSight. AWS is announcing that Amazon AppStream 2.0 now supports custom script execution when a session starts, and […]

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