Using AWS X-Ray to monitor a Node.js App deployed with Docker containers
The course is part of these learning paths
Advanced Networking – Specialty Certification Preparation for AWS
Serverless Computing on AWS for Developers
DevOps Engineer – Professional Certification Preparation for AWS
Using AWS X-Ray to Monitor a Node.js App
AWS X-Ray makes it possible for you to monitor, trace and visualize activity across multiple application touch points.
In this course we will:
Introduce the AWS X-Ray service and the functionality that it provides.
Explain the functions of the AWS X-Ray service and how to use AWS X-Ray with other AWS services.
Demonstrate how to use the AWS X-Ray Console - highlighting key areas such as the Service Map and Tracing windows.
Demonstrate how to implement a Docker based Node.js application using the AWS X-ray SDK.
This is an Intermediate level course aimed at AWS professionals looking to learn how to use this important new AWS service in real world deployments.
The demo / build files for this course are available here
About the Author
Jeremy is a Cloud Researcher and Trainer at Cloud Academy where he specializes in developing technical training documentation for security, AI, and machine learning for both AWS and GCP cloud platforms.
He has a strong background in development and coding, and has been hacking with various languages, frameworks, and systems for the past 20+ years.
In recent times, Jeremy has been focused on Cloud, Security, AI, Machine Learning, DevOps, Infrastructure as Code, and CICD.
Jeremy holds professional certifications for both AWS and GCP platforms.