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Monitoring Servers and Services with AWS CloudWatch

by Ben Thomas

Are you looking to use native AWS tools to monitor your AWS services and other servers? In this course, you will learn how to use the powerful CloudWatch monitoring toolset built right into the AWS platform for your own operations environment.

What you'll learn

CloudWatch is a powerful toolset built right into the AWS platform that allows you to easily monitor and automatically manage your AWS resources. In this course, Monitoring Servers and Services with AWS CloudWatch, you will learn how to use CloudWatch using both built-in metrics and custom metrics. First, you dive into how CloudWatch stores, retrieves, and organizes information. Next, you will learn about the integration of custom applications. Finally, you dive into combining built in and custom metrics. When you complete this course, you will know how to create useful dashboards for your team, as well as allow AWS to act on your behalf to make changes to your environment.

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About the author

Ben Thomas is a DevOps Architect at large with over 10 years of industry experience specializing in AWS, VMware Infrastructure, and vCloud management. Ben was designated a vExpert by VMware in 2014 and 2015 and holds many industry certifications over several disciplines. Ben has experience working with a diverse set of organizations from government to large and small companies that allowed for a broad set of experiences in networking and systems analysis/design. He is a specialist in creating pr... more

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