Monitoring AWS EC2 using Metricbeat

Starting with 7.0, we introduced a new module in Metricbeat to monitor Amazon Web Services. At the time of the initial release in 7.0.0-beta1, this AWS module provides ability to collect AWS EC2 monitoring metrics from Cloudwatch using Metricbeat and stores them in a metric set called ec2. These metrics provide visibility into all EC2 instances across regions without the need to install Metricbeat directly onto the instances.

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How to Monitor Amazon DynamoDB with CloudWatch

Amazon DynamoDB is a key-value and document database that allows you to easily scale to huge numbers of records with single digit millisecond performance. However, since it’s a managed service, you have less visibility with traditional monitoring tools. As such, it becomes even more important to take advantage of the available monitoring tools in AWS. In this post, we’ll explain how to use CloudWatch to monitor DynamoDB and what is important to watch.

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Gartner 2019 Data & Analytics Summit Recap: The State and Future of the CDO

It’s an exciting week to be a data analyst. The 2019 Gartner Data & Analytics Summit is a chance for me to learn about the hottest trends from the leading experts in the industry. This year, I wanted to do more than just attend the sessions, I wanted to find a way to pass the ideas back to the analyst community.


How to Use InfluxDB’s Holt-Winters Function for Predictions

Welcome to Part Three of this three-part blog post series. To understand Part Three, I suggest reading Part One and Two first. In Part Three, we explore: How you can use InfluxDB’s built-in Multiplicative Holt-Winters function to generate predictions on your time series data, and a list of learning resources