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Getting Started with Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

4/9/2021 – Updated the Prometheus server deployment setup part by removing the AWS SigV4 side-car proxy container. This is no longer needed as the Prometheus server now directly signs requests made to the AMP remote write API. Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP) is a Prometheus-compatible monitoring service for container infrastructure and application metrics for […]

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Amazon Managed Grafana – Getting Started

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Amazon Managed Grafana is a fully managed and secure data visualization service that enables customers to instantly query, correlate, and visualize operational metrics, logs, and traces for their applications from multiple data sources. Amazon Managed Grafana is based on the […]

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Increase application visibility and governance using AWS Service Catalog AppRegistry

Many customers deploy applications with a multitude of resources using AWS CloudFormation templates.  As customers begin to scale, these templates are often re-used across multiple applications.  At this point, important tasks like identifying deployed applications and understanding which CloudFormation stacks are associated with an application become more difficult. Visibility is an important component of a […]

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Amazon DevOps Guru sends insights to Amazon SNS and Amazon SNS forwards the insights to PagerDuty

Deliver ML-powered operational insights to your on-call teams via PagerDuty with Amazon DevOps Guru

Amazon DevOps Guru, now in preview, is an ML-powered cloud operations service that assists you in improving application availability. It’s easy to set up and use, and leverages machine learning models informed by years of operational expertise in building, scaling, and maintaining highly available applications at Amazon.com. DevOps Guru continuously analyzes streams of disparate data […]

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Manage your Amazon EC2 macOS instances with AWS Systems Manager

Are you using macOS for developing, building, testing, and signing applications for Apple devices? To all the thriving community of millions of developers worldwide building applications on Apple platforms, we at AWS bring you the first ever macOS based compute environments in the public cloud. Yes, you read that right! You can now run macOS […]

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How to aggregate and visualize AWS Health events using AWS Organizations and Amazon Elasticsearch Service

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. In this post, I show you how to aggregate AWS Health events centrally from all accounts in your organization using AWS Organizations, AWS Lambda, and AWS Health API, and then build automation to ingest and visualize the operations data using […]

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Launch a standardized DevOps pipeline to deploy containerized applications using AWS Service Catalog

As companies implement DevOps practices, they find that standardizing the deployment of the continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines is increasingly important. Many end users and developers do not have the ability or time to create their own CI/CD pipelines and processes from scratch for each new project. By using AWS Service Catalog, organizations […]

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Create canaries in Python using Selenium in Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics

Create canaries in Python and Selenium using Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics

In April 2020, we launched Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics, which developers can use to create canaries that are configurable scripts running on a schedule to monitor endpoints, APIs, and website content. With canaries, your business can discover issues before your customers do, so you can react quickly to fix them. When you’re running scripts on CloudWatch […]

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Cross-Region application monitoring using Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics and AWS CloudFormation

Customers need a way to find problems with their application before the real end users encounter them. They need to predict how their application will perform in supported geographies and isolate the root cause of any detected bottlenecks. Synthetic monitoring allows customers to emulate business processes or user transactions from different geographies and monitor their […]

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Build a scheduler as a service with Amazon CloudWatch Events, Amazon EventBridge, and AWS Lambda

There are multiple ways to build a scheduler as a service in AWS. In this blog post, we provide step-by-step instructions for building a scheduler as a service with Amazon CloudWatch Events and Amazon EventBridge with AWS Lambda. We also demonstrate how to build a dynamic API scheduler using EventBridge and Lambda. CloudWatch Events deliver […]

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