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Set up cross-region metrics collection for Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus workspaces

Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP) is a Prometheus-compatible monitoring service for container infrastructure and application metrics that makes it easy for customers to securely monitor container environments at scale. In a previous getting started blog post, we showed how to set up an AMP workspace and ingest metrics from an Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service […]

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Configuring Grafana Cloud Agent for Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

This post was written by Robert Fratto, Imaya Kumar Jagannathan, and Alolita Sharma. The Grafana Cloud Agent is a lightweight alternative to running a full Prometheus server. It keeps the necessary parts for discovering and scraping Prometheus exporters and sending metrics to the backend, which in this case is the Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus […]

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AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry adds partner exporters for metrics and traces

Today’s release of AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) 0.7.0 adds support for four more partner monitoring solutions—Datadog, Dynatrace, New Relic, and Splunk—enabling customers to send correlated metrics and traces using OpenTelemetry. These partner exporters are available now in addition to exporters for AWS monitoring services, such as Amazon CloudWatch, AWS X-Ray, and Amazon Managed Service […]

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Continuous deployment of Cloud Custodian to AWS Control Tower

Cloud Custodian is an open source, cloud security, governance, and management tool that enables users to keep their Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment secure and well managed by defining policies in a YAML domain specific language (DSL). Cloud Custodian works by defining policies in a YAML file and running the defined policies against AWS accounts. […]

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Setting up Grafana on EC2 to query metrics from Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

The recently launched Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus (AMP) service provides a highly available and secure environment to ingest, query, and store Prometheus metrics. We can query the metrics from the AMP environment using Amazon Managed Service for Grafana (AMG), a self-hosted Grafana server, or using the HTTP APIs. In this article, we will look […]

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Migrating X-Ray tracing to AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry

In the context of containerized microservices, we face the challenge of being able to tell where along the request path things happen and efficiently drill into signals. As a developer, you don’t want to fly blind and one popular way to provide these insights is distributed tracing. In this post we walk through migrating a […]

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The CDK Patterns open source journey

This post was contributed by Matthew Coulter, Technical Architect at Liberty Mutual. In the summer of 2019, I successfully applied for a promotion to the position of account architect at Liberty IT Solutions, a part of Liberty Mutual Group. This changed everything, as I went from being the systems architect supporting one area to an […]

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Enhancing AWS X-Ray support in OpenTelemetry JavaScript SDK

In this post, AWS intern Kelvin Lo shares his experience of enhancing the OpenTelemetry JavaScript SDK to support AWS X-Ray. These enhancements are also available in the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry. OpenTelemetry is a popular open source project under Cloud Native Computing (CNCF) Foundation. OpenTelemetry provides a set of components including APIs and SDKs for […]

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Go support for AWS X-Ray now available in AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry

In this blog post, AWS interns Wilbert Guo and Kelvin Lo share their experience in enhancing the OpenTelemetry Go SDK to support sending traces to AWS X-Ray. These enhancements are also available in the AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry. AWS X-Ray is a service that collects data and provides tools that allow us to view, filter, […]

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Building a reliable metrics pipeline with the OpenTelemetry Collector for AWS Managed Service for Prometheus

In this blog post, AWS intern engineers Aman Brar and Jason Liu talk about their experience working with the OpenTelemetry Collector and Prometheus Remote Write Exporter. They share their experiences in tackling challenges they faced and how they applied lessons learned to ensure the reliability of the AWS Distro for the OpenTelemetry Collector as the […]

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