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About Amazon CloudWatch
Amazon CloudWatch is a monitoring and management service built for developers, system operators, site reliability engineers (SRE), and IT managers. CloudWatch provides users with data and actionable insights to monitor applications, understand and respond to system-wide performance changes, optimize resource utilization, and get a unified view of operational health. CloudWatch collects monitoring and operational data in the form of logs, metrics, and events, providing users with a unified view of AWS resources, applications, and services that run on AWS, and on-premises servers. CloudWatch allows users to set high resolution alarms, visualize logs and metrics side by side, take automated actions, troubleshoot issues, and discover insights to optimize applications, and ensure they are running smoothly.
CloudWatch enables users to access all data from a single platform. It allows users to easily collect custom and granular metrics for AWS resources, provides visibility across applications, infrastructure, and services, improves total cost of ownership, optimizes applications and operational resources, and allows users to derive actionable insights from logs.
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(Last updated on 04/01/2019 by Pam VanLoon)