July 26, 2020

Basic CloudWatch Setup

Following on from the previous post, I needed to setup some basic alerting and dashboards. Opsgenie is being used for paging, but anything that can integrate with SNS will work well. I’ll walk through here how to create alerts in CloudWatch from the metrics, and a basic dashboard using CloudFormation. I have done a quick bit of maths and if you are using this approach, it will cost about US$6.00 per instance. Read more

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