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An Overview of Amazon CloudWatch

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Amazon CloudWatch
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Introduction
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Summary
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Introduction
Overview
Difficulty
Intermediate
Duration
16m
Students
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Description

This course 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.

If you have any feedback relating to this course, please contact us at support@cloudacademy.com.

Learning Objectives

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

Intended Audience

This course 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.

Prerequisites

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

Transcript

Hello, and welcome to this course where I shall be taking a high-level look at Amazon CloudWatch and some of its features and components which enable you to monitor the health and performance of your environment to ensure it's operating within its expected thresholds.

Before we start I’d like to introduce myself, my name is Stuart Scott, and I am the AWS content and security lead here at Cloud Academy.  Feel free to connect with me to ask any questions using the details shown on the screen, alternatively you can always get in touch with us here at Cloud Academy by sending an e-mail to support@cloudacademy.com where one of our Cloud experts will reply to your question.

This course 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.  

The objective of this course is to introduce you to Amazon CloudWatch, explaining what the service is used for and some of the features that it provides.

As a prerequisite to this course, you should have a very basic understanding of AWS.  This is an introductory course and so it will cover the basics of Amazon CloudWatch

Feedback on our courses here at Cloud Academy is valuable to both us as trainers and any students looking to take the same course in the future. If you have any feedback, positive or negative, it would be greatly appreciated if you could contact support@cloudacademy.com.

Please note that, at the time of writing this content, all course information was accurate.  AWS implements hundreds of updates every month as part of its ongoing drive to innovate and enhance its services.

As a result, minor discrepancies may appear in the course content over time.  Here at Cloud Academy, we strive to keep our content up to date in order to provide the best training available. 

So, if you notice any information that is outdated, please contact support@cloudacademy.com.  This will allow us to update the course during its next release cycle.

Thank you! 

About the Author
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Stuart Scott
AWS Content Director
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Stuart has been working within the IT industry for two decades covering a huge range of topic areas and technologies, from data center and network infrastructure design, to cloud architecture and implementation.

To date, Stuart has created 90+ courses relating to Cloud reaching over 140,000 students, mostly within the AWS category and with a heavy focus on security and compliance.

Stuart is a member of the AWS Community Builders Program for his contributions towards AWS.

He is AWS certified and accredited in addition to being a published author covering topics across the AWS landscape.

In January 2016 Stuart was awarded ‘Expert of the Year Award 2015’ from Experts Exchange for his knowledge share within cloud services to the community.

Stuart enjoys writing about cloud technologies and you will find many of his articles within our blog pages.