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AWS Administration – The Definitive Guide by Yohan Wadia

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Chapter 6. Monitoring Your AWS Infrastructure

In the previous chapter, we covered a whole lot about Amazon VPC: its features, components, and architecture. We also looked at how you can create and deploy your own fully functional VPC using just a few simple steps!

In this chapter, we will focus primarily on how to monitor your cloud infrastructure, especially your EC2 instances using AWS's monitoring service called as Amazon CloudWatch. CloudWatch is a cheap and easy-to-use centralized monitoring service that provides a variety of features such as alerts, logging, notifications, custom metrics, and much more! So, what are we waiting for? Let's get started right away!

An overview of Amazon CloudWatch

Before we move on to Amazon CloudWatch, it is important ...

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