AWS Config vs. Amazon CloudWatch

Get help choosing one of these Get news updates about these tools

AWS Config

Amazon CloudWatch






What is AWS Config?

AWS Config is a fully managed service that provides you with an AWS resource inventory, configuration history, and configuration change notifications to enable security and governance. With AWS Config you can discover existing AWS resources, export a complete inventory of your AWS resources with all configuration details, and determine how a resource was configured at any point in time. These capabilities enable compliance auditing, security analysis, resource change tracking, and troubleshooting.

What is Amazon CloudWatch?

With Amazon CloudWatch, you gain system-wide visibility into resource utilization, application performance, and operational health. Programmatically retrieve your monitoring data, view graphs, and set alarms to help you troubleshoot, spot trends, and take automated action based on the state of your cloud environment.

Pros about this tool

Why do you like AWS Config?

Why do you like Amazon CloudWatch?

Cons about this tool


AWS Config Pricing Amazon CloudWatch Pricing



Latest News

New – High-Resolution Custom Metrics and Alarms for ...
New – API & CloudFormation Support for Amazon CloudW...
New – Cross-Account Delivery of CloudWatch Events

Interest Over Time

Get help choosing one of these