Access Real-Time Log Events using CloudWatch Log Subscriptions

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This lesson, covering Amazon Cloudwatch subscriptions unveils a hidden feature within Cloudwatch, that will allow you to dive into your log files and analyze them for specific keywords.

Learning Objectives

  • Create your own CloudWatch log subscription
  • Search through your log files to find bits and bobs of details that are of interest to you

Intended Audience

This lesson should be attended by anyone who wants a deeper understanding of CloudWatch and all of the hidden features it offers, especially log analysis and visualization.


To get the most out of this lesson, you should already have a solid understanding of CloudWatch and know how log files are created and sent into CloudWatch through various means.

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William Meadows is a passionately curious human currently living in the Bay Area in California. His career has included working with lasers, teaching teenagers how to code, and creating classes about cloud technology that are taught all over the world. His dedication to completing goals and helping others is what brings meaning to his life. In his free time, he enjoys reading Reddit, playing video games, and writing books.

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