AWS CloudWatch: App & Infrastructure Monitoring

Amazon CloudWatch is monitoring and management service for applications and IT infrastructure.  Natively integrated with 70+ AWS services, this monitoring service helps you obtain system-wide visibility into resource utilization, application performance, and operational health for your AWS Cloud infrastructure. It can collect and track metrics in real time, and can send off notifications or automatically make changes … Continue reading AWS CloudWatch: App & Infrastructure Monitoring

AWS CloudTrail: Track Usage

AWS CloudTrail is a service that tracks user activity and API usage, enabling governance, compliance, operational auditing, and risk auditing of your AWS infrastructure.  The service helps to simplify auditing compliance and troubleshooting. You can review the logs using CloudTrail Event History.  You can also set it up to deliver reports to S3 buckets, and … Continue reading AWS CloudTrail: Track Usage

AWS CloudFormation: Automated Provisioning

With Amazon CloudFormation, you can provision anything ranging from a simple EC2 instance to a multi-region, multi-tier application quickly and easily with a simple text file.  This file in turn becomes the "Source of Truth" for your cloud infrastructure. You create templates for automatic configurations of CloudFormation Stacks for stress-free provisioning of related AWS resources.  … Continue reading AWS CloudFormation: Automated Provisioning