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Enhancing observability with a managed monitoring solution for Amazon EKS

Enhancing observability with a managed monitoring solution for Amazon EKS

Introduction Keeping a watchful eye on your Kubernetes infrastructure is crucial for ensuring optimal performance, identifying bottlenecks, and troubleshooting issues promptly. In the ever-evolving world of cloud-native applications, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) has emerged as a popular choice for deploying and managing containerized workloads. However, monitoring Kubernetes clusters can be challenging due to their […]

Monitor Java apps running on Tomcat server with Amazon CloudWatch Application Signals (Preview)

Traditionally, Java web applications are packaged into Web Application Resource (WAR) files, which can be deployed on any Servlet/JSP container like Tomcat server. These applications often operate within distributed environments, involving multiple interconnected components such as databases, external APIs, and caching layers. Monitoring the performance and health of Java web applications can be challenging due […]

Testing and debugging Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics canary locally

Introduction Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics canaries are scripts that monitor your endpoints and APIs by simulating the actions of a user. These canaries run on a schedule, check the availability and latency of your applications, and alert you when there are issues. Canary scripts are written in Node.js and Python, and they run inside an AWS […]

VTEX scales to 150 million metrics using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

VTEX scales to 150 million metrics using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

VTEX is a multi-tenant platform with a distributed engineering operation. Observing hundreds of services in real time in an efficient manner is a technical challenge for the business. In this blog, we will show how VTEX created a resilient open source-based architecture aligned with a sharding strategy, using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP) to […]

Monitor your AWS resources on your mobile device with AWS Console Mobile Application

AWS customers are increasingly relying on AWS User Notifications to monitor and get real-time notifications about the AWS resources that are most important to them. The AWS Console Mobile Application can be configured as a notification delivery channel, where users can monitor AWS resources, get detailed resource notifications, diagnose issues, and take remedial actions, from […]

Optimize AWS Resource Management with Tag Inventory Reports leveraging AWS Resource Explorer

Customers are increasingly seeking an efficient solution to manage their expanding AWS resources, spanning AWS accounts and Regions, amidst changes like mergers, acquisitions, and cloud migrations. AWS Tags offer an effective solution for organizing, identifying, and filtering resources by categorizing them based on criteria such as purpose, owner, or environment. AWS customers would like to […]

Multi-tenant monitoring across accounts and regions using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

Multi-tenant monitoring across accounts and regions using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

In this guest blog post, Nauman Noor (Managing Director), Fabio Dias (Cloud Developer), and Dylan Alibay (Cloud Developer) from the platform engineering team at State Street discuss their use of Amazon Managed Prometheus and AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry to enable monitoring in a multi-tenant, multi-account, and multi-region environment. In the ever-evolving financial services landscape, State […]

Automate the creation of AWS Support cases using Amazon CloudWatch alarms and Amazon Bedrock

Automate the creation of AWS Support cases using Amazon CloudWatch alarms and Amazon Bedrock

For production applications, the Mean-Time-To-Recovery (MTTR) is critical. In line with this, AWS offers Business, Enterprise On-Ramp and Enterprise support plans where AWS customers can benefit from shorter response time for cases related to production and business critical workloads. However, without having an automated way to notify AWS support, creating a case is a manual […]

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 […]

Detecting gray failures with outlier detection in Amazon CloudWatch Contributor Insights

You may have encountered a situation in the past where a single user or small subset of users of your system are reporting an event that is impacting their experience, but your observability systems didn’t show any clear impact. The discrepancy between the customer’s experience and the system’s observation of its health is referred to […]