Chapter 1. Monitoring and Reporting

This chapter covers the following subjects:

  • Performance and Availability Metrics: There is a wealth of information to help you properly implement and operate within AWS through the various performance and availability metrics inside of CloudWatch. This section of the chapter provides guidance on the many methods for accessing CloudWatch and using the important metrics it provides.

  • Create and Maintain Metrics and Alarms: This part of the chapter teaches you to use the dashboards, metrics, and alarms of CloudWatch.

  • Remediation Based on Metrics: This section of the chapter discusses how you can remediate problems using the assistance of metrics within CloudWatch.

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