Understand what CloudWatch logs are, and why they are useful.
- [Instructor] Unified monitoring tools…make life easier when the time comes…to troubleshoot abnormal system behavior.…With fewer places to look, the time…to resolve issues can be reduced.…As you design a comprehensive monitoring strategy,…you'll want to get beyond basic server metrics…and incorporate server and application logs.…AWS recognizes this need by incorporating…the ability to ingest logs into CloudWatch.…Deciding to use CloudWatch to monitor your application logs…provides a number of advantages.…
First, putting application logs into CloudWatch…enables you to gain immediate insight…in the event of a failure.…It is common for applications to use different log levels.…Log levels can range from…informational and warning to error and critical…While log entries are safe to ignore,…you'll want to be able to set up…CloudWatch to alert on errors.…It is also common for application and server logs…to be written to local storage.…Depending on the EC2 instance type you're using,…that local storage may or may not be backed by EBS.…
This course is also part of a series designed to help you prepare for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate certification exam.
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- Exploring monitoring tools
- Understanding CloudWatch
- Using CloudWatch alarms
- Monitoring EC2 memory
- Using AWS Config
- Understanding AWS logging and ElasticSearch
- Combining CloudWatch and Lambda
Skill Level Intermediate
Amazon Web Services: High Availabilitywith Sharif Nijim2h 17m Intermediate
1. Exploring Monitoring Tools
2. Using AWS Config
3. Beyond Traditional Monitoring
4. Taking Action
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