AWS Monitoring Services

AWS CloudWatch Overview

Amazon CloudWatch is a monitoring service for AWS cloud resources and the applications you run on AWS. You can use CloudWatch to gain system-wide info on resource utilization, application performance, and operational health, collect and track metrics, collect and monitor log files, set alarms, and automatically react to changes in your AWS resources.

[Lab] Using Amazon CloudWatch with Amazon EC2

Amazon CloudWatch is a monitoring service for AWS cloud resources and the applications you run on AWS. Amazon CloudWatch Events delivers a near real-time stream of system events that describe changes in Amazon Web Services (AWS) resources. You can use Amazon CloudWatch Logs to monitor, store, and access your log files from EC2 instances, AWS CloudTrail, and other sources. The CloudWatch Alarms feature allows you to watch CloudWatch metrics and to receive notifications.