Building CloudWatch Dashboards

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Building CloudWatch Dashboards
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Introduction
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Introduction
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Difficulty
Intermediate
Duration
12m
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Description

Learn how to build cool dashboards that let you know at a glance when something is desperately on fire within your AWS architecture. This course is geared towards helping you understand the value of building your own dashboards within CloudWatch, to give you unparalleled visibility into your architecture and dedicated systems.

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

Learning Objectives

  • Create your own CloudWatch dashboard to monitor the items that are important to you
  • Understand how CloudWatch dashboards can be shared across accounts
  • Understand the cost structure of CloudWatch dashboards and the limitations of the service

Intended Audience

This lecture is perfect for someone who is looking to gain insight into how their infrastructure is performing through the use of easy to understand graphics, metrics, and tables.

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this course, you should have a basic understanding of AWS. It would also be beneficial to have moderate experience using Amazon CloudWatch.

Transcript

Hello, my name is Will Meadows! Welcome to this course on Building CloudWatch dashboards. This course is geared towards helping you understand the value in building your own dashboards within CloudWatch, to give you unparalleled visibility into your architecture and dedicated systems.

If you have any questions about anything I cover in this lecture please let me know at will.meadows@cloudacademy.com

Alternatively, you can always get in touch with us here at Cloud Academy by sending an email to support@cloudacademy.com and one of our cloud experts will reply to your question, concern, or comment. 

This lecture is perfect for someone who is looking to gain insight on how their infrastructure is performing through the use of easy to understand graphics, metrics, and tables.

After watching this course you will be able to create your own CloudWatch dashboard to monitor the items that are important to you, understand how CloudWatch dashboards can be shared across accounts, and understand the cost structure of CloudWatch dashboards and the limitations of the service.

This lecture will cover high-level topics related to CloudWatch and many other AWS services. Having a basic understanding of the most common AWS services (such as EC2, S3, and RDS) as well as a moderate level of experience with CloudWatch is recommended.

Feedback on our courses here at Cloud Academy are 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 send an email to 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.

 

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Will Meadows
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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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