Monitoring and Alerting with AWS - Level 1

AVG Duration5h


AWS provides a comprehensive set of tools and services for monitoring and alerting purposes. Knowing where to look for extra information in times of need is an important skill when operating in the AWS cloud. Being able to monitor data provides a number of key benefits to your organization, such as compliance, incident detection and resolution, trend analysis and much more! Collating data and statistics about your solutions running within AWS also provides the ability to optimize performance and stability. In this learning path you'll learn through a mixture of video lessons and hands-on labs, the following AWS services:

  • Amazon CloudWatch
  • AWS CloudTrail
  • AWS Config

The content in this learning path will teach you Monitoring and Alerting with AWS to a level 1 standard. 

Learning Objectives

  • Be able to recognize and explain AWS monitoring and alerting tools and services


Your certificate for this learning path

Training Content

Course - Intermediate - 16m
An Overview of Amazon CloudWatch
This course takes a high-level look at Amazon CloudWatch and some of its features and components.
Course - Intermediate - 1h 9m
AWS CloudTrail: An Introduction
This course provides an introduction to the AWS CloudTrail service, looking at all its features and components.
Course - Intermediate - 1h 12m
AWS Config: An Introduction
In this course, you'll learn how AWS Config allows you to have visibility of your entire AWS infrastructure from a configuration perspective.
Course - Intermediate - 12m
Building CloudWatch Dashboards
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.
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h 15m
Monitoring AWS CloudTrail management events with Amazon CloudWatch Logs
Learn how to integrate AWS CloudTrail with Amazon CloudWatch Logs to monitor AWS management events in this hands-on lab.
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 2h
Compliance Check Using AWS Config Rules (Managed & Custom)
Compliance check using AWS Config Rules: See how AWS Config can enhance your security and compliance with AWS managed rules and custom rules with AWS Lambda
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 30m
AWS Config Compliance Challenge
Put your AWS Config compliance skills to the test in this hands-on challenge lab.
About the Author
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Jeremy is a Content Lead Architect and DevOps SME here at Cloud Academy where he specializes in developing DevOps technical training documentation.

He has a strong background in software engineering, and has been coding with various languages, frameworks, and systems for the past 25+ years. In recent times, Jeremy has been focused on DevOps, Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP), Security, Kubernetes, and Machine Learning.

Jeremy holds professional certifications for AWS, Azure, GCP, Terraform, Kubernetes (CKA, CKAD, CKS).