An Overview of Amazon CloudWatch

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This lesson takes a high-level look at Amazon CloudWatch and some of its features and components. CloudWatch is a service that enables you to monitor the health and performance of your environment to ensure its operating within its expected thresholds.

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Learning Objectives

  • Get a high-level understanding of Amazon CloudWatch
  • Learn about the features and use cases of the service

Intended Audience

This lesson is ideally suited to those who are unfamiliar with Amazon CloudWatch and are looking to find out more about the service at an introductory level.


To get the most out of this lesson, you should have a very basic understanding of the AWS cloud platform.

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