Different Types of Monitoring

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This introductory lesson provides a solid foundation in monitoring Amazon RDS using AWS tools.

It begins by getting you acquainted with monitoring databases hosted on the Amazon RDS service and then moves on to explore the available AWS tools that can be used for this purpose.

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn about database monitoring in AWS
  • How monitoring databases in the cloud is different from on-premises
  • Understand the AWS tools available inside RDS for monitoring
  • Become aware of the AWS infrastructure monitoring tools that can be used to monitor RDS

Intended Audience

This lesson is intended for anyone who is new to database monitoring — or monitoring in general — and needs to monitor databases hosted in Amazon RDS.

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this lesson, you should have a basic knowledge of cloud computing (Amazon Web Services in particular) and have a high-level understanding of how relational databases work.

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Stephen has worked in IT for over 25 years in roles ranging from tech support to systems engineering. At one point, he taught computer network technology at a community college in Washington state.

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