Chapter 8: Using CloudWatch for Maintaining Highly Available Big Data Services

The last chapter was focused on talking about serverless applications and how to monitor them. First, we explained the meaning of serverless and deciphered the differences between managed services and serverless services. We then looked at a couple of serverless services in the AWS suite. We explained them and some use cases for the different serverless services that were defined. We then moved on to X-Ray and saw how to monitor these services. We also talked about how Synthetics canaries in CloudWatch can be used for endpoint monitoring.

In this chapter, we will be looking at the monitoring of AWS big data services. But first, we need to understand the concepts ...

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