Q: What does the AWS DevOps Monitoring Dashboard solution do?
A: This solution automates the process for monitoring and visualizing CI/CD metric following AWS best practices. This solution allows organizations of all sizes to track and measure the activities of their development teams. This helps DevOps leaders measure the impact of their DevOps initiatives and make data-driven decisions to drive continuous improvement in their development teams.
Q: Who should use this solution?
A: Customers of all sizes that are using CI/CD pipelines on AWS and want to collect, view, and monitor software delivery and operations performances metrics across AWS services. Enterprise IT Leaders, DevOps Leaders, Infrastructure and Operations leaders as well as Software Development Teams can benefit from using the AWS DevOps Monitoring Dashboard solution.
A: As of March 2021, the cost for running this solution with the default settings in the US East (N. Virginia) AWS Region is approximately $34.20 per month, assuming that 100GB data per month is generated from your development teams' CI/CD activities, such as code changes and code deployments, and you have one QuickSight author and 10 readers with each accessing dashboards twice a month. For more detailed costs estimates, including a break down of costs per AWS service, refer to the solution implementation guide.
Q: How does this solution differ from other AWS Developer Tools and services?
A: AWS provides a set of flexible services designed to enable customers to host code, build, test, and deploy software using AWS and DevOps practices. Each AWS service provides customers with activity and usage metrics. The AWS DevOps Monitoring Dashboard solution aggregates data across these AWS services and calculates key metrics such as deployment frequency, lead time for changes, and time to restore service. The information is displayed in a series of operational dashboards and is inclusive of all your software projects and developers.
Q: How can I extend the functionality of the solution?
A: You have full access to the source code for the solution on GitHub. You can customize the primary CloudFormation template components to add or update the resources that come packaged with the solution. You can also customize your dashboard using the Amazon QuickSight console.
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