AWS DevOps Blog

Tag: Monitoring

DevOps at re:Invent 2019!

re:Invent 2019 is fast approaching and we here at the AWS DevOps blog wanted to take a moment to highlight DevOps focused presentations, share some tips from experienced re:Invent pro’s, and highlight a few sessions that still have availability for pre-registration. We’ve broken down the track into one overarching leadership session and four topic areas: […]

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Debugging with Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics and AWS X-Ray

Today, AWS X-Ray launches support for Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics, enabling developers to trace end-to-end requests from configurable scripts called “canaries”.  These canaries run the test script to monitor web endpoints and APIs using modular, light-weight tests that run 24×7, once per minute. It continuously captures the behavior and availability of the endpoint or URL being […]

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New – How to better monitor your custom application metrics using Amazon CloudWatch Agent

This blog was contributed by Zhou Fang, Sr. Software Development Engineer for Amazon CloudWatch and Helen Lin, Sr. Product Manager for Amazon CloudWatch Amazon CloudWatch collects monitoring and operational data from both your AWS resources and on-premises servers, providing you with a unified view of your infrastructure and application health.

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Building an Amazon CloudWatch Dashboard Outside of the AWS Management Console

Steve McCurry is a Senior Product Manager for CloudWatch This is the second in a series of two blog posts that demonstrate how to use the new CloudWatch snapshot graphs feature. You can find the first post here. A key challenge for any DevOps team is to provide sufficient monitoring visibility on service health. Although […]

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Snapshot graphs and cloudwatch alarms

Reduce Time to Resolution with Amazon CloudWatch Snapshot Graphs and Alerts

Steve McCurry is a Senior Product Manager for Amazon CloudWatch. This is the first in a series of two blog posts that show how to use the new Amazon CloudWatch snapshot graphs feature. Although automated alerts are an important feature of any monitoring solution, including Amazon CloudWatch, it can be challenging to identify the issues […]

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Getting Started with CloudWatch Logs

Amazon CloudWatch Logs lets you monitor your applications and systems for operational issues in near real-time using your existing log files.  You can get started in just minutes using the Amazon CloudWatch Logs agent for Amazon Linux, CentOs, Redhat Linux and Ubuntu. In this blog post, we’ll show you how easy it is to get […]

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