Monitor with AWS CloudWatch

May 2019 with Bart Castle

  • Intermediate
  • 8 videos
  • 53 mins
Join Bart Castle as he shows you how to use Amazon CloudWatch to collect and track various types of metrics, set alarms, create custom dashboards, and more.

Learn how to use custom CloudWatch metrics, how to review key API calls that enable the publishing of custom metrics, and how to publish custom CloudWatch metrics using AWS CLI scripts and Linux cron jobs. Gain an understanding of the default CloudWatch dashboards, the dual modes of the CloudWatch management console, and the alarm states and actions of CloudWatch.

Recommended Experience
  • A basic understanding of IT services and their uses in the AWS Cloud platform is recommended, but not required.
  • Six months of experience using the AWS Cloud is recommended, but not required.
Recommended Equipment
  • PC, MAC, or Linux system with Internet access
  • Free tier (or higher) account with AWS
Related Certifications
  • None
  • Related Job Functions
    • IT Professional
    • System Administrator
    • Network Administrator
    • System Engineer
    • Network Engineer
    Bart Castle has been a CBT Nuggets trainer since 2018 and has more than a decade of cloud computing experience. He has received all the core Amazon Web Services certifications, and he’s one of the few instructors worldwide to earn AWS Authorized Instructor Champion status.
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