AWS Management & Governance Blog

Category: Announcements

Diagnose and remediate AWS Security Hub findings with AWS Systems Manager OpsCenter and Explorer

In this post, we will show you how to configure AWS Systems Manager OpsCenter to aggregate security findings from AWS Security Hub into OpsCenter as operational issues. OpsCenter helps operations engineers and IT professionals reduce issue resolution time by providing a central place to view, investigate, and resolve security issues.  AWS Systems Manager Explorer provides […]

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Amazon Managed Service for Grafana (AMG) preview updated with new capabilities

Starting today, Amazon Managed Service for Grafana (AMG) is now available to all AWS customers in public preview and updated with new features and plugins. AMG manages the provisioning, setup, scaling, and maintenance of Grafana servers, eliminating the need for customers to do this themselves. AMG is seamlessly integrated with AWS Identity and Access Management […]

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Orchestrating multi-step, custom patch processes using AWS Systems Manager Patch Manager

The ongoing management of operating system and application-level patching is critical for ensuring that your organization’s software is up to date and meets compliance policies. Patching is not always a straightforward process. You often need to orchestrate custom procedures, workflows, and scripts to ensure that applications can be safely stopped, started, and verified during the […]

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CloudFormation StackSets delegated administration

If you are using AWS CloudFormation StackSets, you are having to manage your stacks from the AWS Organizations management account. According to best practice, the management account should be used only for tasks that require it. Until today, you had to use the management account to manage your AWS CloudFormation stack sets. To help limit […]

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Discover application issues and get notifications with AWS X-Ray Insights

Today, AWS X-Ray is pleased to announce the general availability of Insights, a feature that helps you proactively detect performance issues in your applications. AWS X-Ray helps developers and DevOps engineers analyze and debug production environments and distributed applications, such as those built using a microservices architecture. Using anomaly detection, X-Ray Insights determines if the […]

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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 Service for Grafana – Getting Started

Amazon Managed Service for Grafana (AMG) 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. AMG is based on the open source Grafana project, a widely deployed data visualization tool popular for its extensible […]

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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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