Create a monitor for EC2 CPU, disk, and network.
- (Narrator) We've explored how CloudWatch…can raise an alert based on event.…Now let's look at a practical use case…when CloudWatch comes into play.…Minecraft is a very popular computer game.…Run locally, it is possible to have people…on the same network play the game together.…However, to include remote players, you have to…create a remote server which can be accessed by all players.…Let's say you create a Minecraft server in AWS.…Being fiscally prudent, you only want to run the server…when people are actually playing.…
You can let people know when the server is available…using a CloudWatch alarm.…When the CloudWatch alarm enters an alarm state,…it will send out a message to an SNS topic.…Any subscribers will receive an email…indicating that an evening of fun awaits.…Let's dive into the console and make this happen.…Here I am at the EC2 dashboard within the AWS console.…Clicking on the running instances link,…I see that I have a variety of instances available,…but that none are currently running.…
Since this is my research account, I have a number…
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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