Amazon Managed Grafana


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This course provides detail on the AWS Management & Governance services relevant to the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional exam.

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn how AWS AppConfig can reduce errors in configuration changes and prevent application downtime
  • Understand how the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) can be used to model and provision application resources using common programming languages
  • Get a high-level understanding of Amazon CloudWatch
  • Learn about the features and use cases of the service
  • 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
  • Review how monitored metrics go into an ALARM state
  • Learn about the challenges of creating CloudWatch Alarms and the benefits of using machine learning in alarm management
  • Know how to create a CloudWatch Alarm using Anomaly Detection
  • Learn what types of metrics are suitable for use with Anomaly Detection
  • Create your own CloudWatch log subscription
  • Learn how AWS CloudTrail enables auditing and governance of your AWS account
  • Understand how Amazon CloudWatch Logs enables you to monitor and store your system, application, and custom log files
  • Explain what AWS CloudFormation is and what it’s used for
  • Determine the benefits of AWS CloudFormation
  • Understand what the core components are and what they are used for
  • Create a CloudFormation Stack using an existing AWS template
  • Learn what VPC flow logs are and what they are used for
  • Determine options for operating programmatically with AWS, including the AWS CLI, APIs, and SDKs
  • Learn about the capabilities of AWS Systems Manager for managing applications and infrastructure
  • Understand how AWS Secrets Manager can be used to securely encrypt application secrets

Hello, and welcome to this quick lecture, where I will introduce you to Amazon Managed Grafana. This service is newly in scope for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional exam, so I wanted to give you a quick overview of this service and what it does.

Amazon Managed Grafana is a fully-managed service from AWS that’s based on the open-source Grafana analytics and visualization platform. It allows you to take advantage of the powerful data visualization and operational dashboarding capabilities of Grafana without needing to provision any infrastructure or install any software. With Amazon Managed Grafana, you can create workspaces, which represent logically isolated Grafana servers, manage user access, and connect to data sources that include everything from CloudWatch and X-Ray to the Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus and TimeStream. You can create multiple workspaces per account within the same AWS region.

Amazon Managed Grafana also integrates with AWS Organizations to provide a comprehensive view of the AWS accounts and resources within your Organizational Units. You can grant access to users via AWS Single Sign-On or SAML and assign them Administrator, Editor, or Viewer privileges. Administrators have permission to manage data sources, users, teams, folders, and dashboards. Editors have permissions to dashboards and alerts, and Viewers have read-only access for dashboards to which they’ve been granted access.

You can also upgrade an Amazon Managed Grafana workspace to Grafana Enterprise, giving you access to additional third-party plug-ins as well as support and training directly from Grafana Labs.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this quick introduction to Amazon Managed Grafana. Thanks for joining me, and best of luck on your certification journey!

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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 150+ courses relating to Cloud reaching over 180,000 students, mostly within the AWS category and with a heavy focus on security and compliance.

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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.

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