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Achieve domain consistency in event-driven architectures

Application modernization is an important and growing migration strategy for many businesses. Most applications begin as a monolith, focusing on a specific business use case. As businesses grow, so does the complexity and number of business use-cases that their monoliths must support. This causes monolith application components to be tightly coupled and less cohesive, making […]

Using Tag-Based Filtering to Manage AWS Health Monitoring and Alerting at Scale

AWS provides customers regular updates of service notifications and planned activities via e-mail to the root account owners or the operational, security and billing contacts. AWS also provides granular notifications to customers via AWS Health allowing them to fine-tune their alerts on issues relating directly to them. Alongside Health Dashboard’s monitoring capabilities, customers can also […]

Auto-remediate best practice deviations detected by AWS Trusted Advisor

AWS Trusted Advisor inspects your AWS infrastructure and provides best practice recommendations when opportunities exist to reduce cost, optimize your AWS infrastructure, improve system availability and performance, help close security gaps and monitor service quotas. Trusted Advisor recommendations are based on best practices identified by AWS services experts and learnings from serving thousands of customers […]

Build a multi-account access notification system with Amazon EventBridge

While working with many of our customers, a recurring question has been “How can we be notified when users login to key accounts so we can take action if needed?” This post shows how to implement a flexible, simple, and serverless solution that creates notifications when sensitive accounts are logged in to. Alerting on high […]

Schedule automated operations for your Terraform managed resources on AWS

Introduction Do you have AWS resources deployed with Terraform where you would like to perform specific operations on schedule while avoiding drift in state? Terraform is an infrastructure as code tool that helps you build, change, and version cloud and on-premise resources safely and efficiently. This post describes a pattern that can be used to […]

Tracking and remediating non-compliant resources by integrating AWS Config and Atlassian Jira Service Management through automated webhooks

Tracking and remediating non-compliant resources by integrating AWS Config and Atlassian Jira Service Management through automated webhooks

Organizations require their cloud environment to be secure and compliant according to their governance policies. AWS Config provides customers configuration details of their resources in AWS accounts. Customers can make use of AWS Config managed rules, AWS Config custom rules or conformance packs to get to know the configuration details of their resources quickly. Being aware of […]

Delete Empty CloudWatch Log Streams

Customers that use Amazon CloudWatch to monitor their applications and resources on AWS can accumulate a large number of log streams that are used only briefly, or are no longer required. While there is no charge for maintaining an empty log stream, having potentially thousands of them can be overwhelming, especially while using the CloudWatch […]

How to receive notifications of AWS AppConfig deployment events

AWS AppConfig, a capability of AWS System Manager, allows you to quickly and confidently deploy new features using feature flags, or update your software behavior using operational flags, in a safer and validated way. Feature flags help teams move faster by decoupling a deployment of code from the release of a feature. Code can be […]

Using Amazon CloudWatch metrics to monitor time to expiration for Reserved Instances | Amazon Web Services

This post shows you how to monitor the days remaining for Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances. The solution uses a custom Amazon CloudWatch metric published via an AWS Lambda function. It creates a CloudWatch alarm and an Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) topic for notification when the alarm exceeds the user-defined threshold. CloudWatch allows you […]

Get visibility into the activity logs for your workforce and customer identities

The customers we work with often use identity services like Okta to authenticate their workforce identity into the AWS environment, and customer identity service to build authentication into their business applications. In addition, we see customers using other partner solutions in security, cost management, cloud operations, and observability categories. We have heard that our customers […]