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Monitoring and Event Response on AWS for DevOps Engineers

by Michael Brown

The key to successful DevOps is monitoring and event response. This course will teach you the skills needed to work with the monitoring and event response tools available on the AWS platform today.

What you'll learn

When building your teams around DevOps principals and procedures, monitoring and event response must sit at the heart of your new methodology. In this course, Monitoring and Event Response on AWS for DevOps Engineers, you’ll learn the tools that AWS make available to you so you can easily integrate monitoring and event response into your DevOps processes. First, you’ll explore Amazon CloudWatch - a tool that sits at the heart of monitoring and automation in AWS. Next, you’ll discover how CloudWatch integrates with AWS services like CloudTrail, EC2, Lambda, and other services log information and respond automatically to information in those logs. Finally, you’ll learn how to use CloudWatch alarms and event for automated incident response. When you're finished with this course, you’ll have the skill and knowledge of monitoring and event response needed to be an effective member of your organizations DevOps team.

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Course Overview

Course FAQ

What is DevOps?

DevOps is a set of practicies that combines software development and IT operations. DevOps aims to shorten the systems development life cycle and provide continuous delivery with high software quality.

What will I learn from this AWS devops Course?

In this course, you will learn how to monitor an event response, integrate CloudTrail with CloudWatch, log management and archiving, Automation, and Self healing. By the end of this course you will have detailed knowledge of monitoring and event response.

What is AWS CloudTrail?

AWS CloudTrail is a service that enables operational auditing, governance, compliance, and risk auditing of a AWS account.

What is AWS CloudWatch?

AWS CloudWatch is a monitoring and management service that provides data and actionable insights for AWS, hybrid, and on-premises applications or infrastructure resources.

What prerequisites are needed?

Prerequisites for this course include: understanding key AWS services and understand AWS DevOps tools.

About the author

I have worked in IT for 25 years, for 22 of those years I have delivered IT Training. I have delivered Microsoft, CISCO and Amazon Web Services courses across Europe. For the last 4 years I have focused on Cloud technologies delivering cloud training to some of Europe’s biggest organisations. I have been a Microsoft Certified Trainer since 1997 and currently hold certifications from Microsoft, CompTIA and AWS. When not working on training material or delivering courses I spend time in the nort... more

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