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Description

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.

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.

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Cons

What are the cons of using Amazon CloudWatch?
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Pricing

How much does Amazon CloudWatch cost?
How much does AWS Config cost?
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Companies

What companies use Amazon CloudWatch?
524 companies on StackShare use Amazon CloudWatch
What companies use AWS Config?
2 companies on StackShare use AWS Config

Integrations

What tools integrate with Amazon CloudWatch?
28 tools on StackShare integrate with Amazon CloudWatch
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What are some alternatives to Amazon CloudWatch and AWS Config?

  • Stackdriver - Monitoring, logging, and diagnostics for applications on Google Cloud Platform and AWS
  • Cloudability - Cloud management made easy
  • DigitalOcean Monitoring - Seamless Infrastructure Monitoring
  • CloudCheckr - Analyze your AWS deployment to track resources, control costs, maintain security, and predict future needs.

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