Protect Sensitive Data with Amazon CloudWatch Logs

Today we are announcing Amazon CloudWatch Logs data protection, a new set of capabilities for Amazon CloudWatch Logs that leverage pattern matching and machine learning (ML) to detect and protect sensitive log data in transit. While developers try to prevent logging sensitive information such as Social Security numbers, credit card details, email addresses, and passwords, Read more about Protect Sensitive Data with Amazon CloudWatch Logs[…]

New – Amazon CloudWatch Cross-Account Observability

Deploying applications using multiple AWS accounts is a good practice to establish security and billing boundaries between teams and reduce the impact of operational events. When you adopt a multi-account strategy, you have to analyze telemetry data that is scattered across several accounts. To give you the flexibility to monitor all the components of your Read more about New – Amazon CloudWatch Cross-Account Observability[…]

AWS Week In Review — September 26, 2022

It looks like my travel schedule is coupled with this Week In Review series of blog posts. This week, I am traveling to Fort-de-France in the French Caribbean islands to meet our customers and partners. I enjoy the travel time when I am offline. It gives me the opportunity to reflect on the past or Read more about AWS Week In Review — September 26, 2022[…]

New — Detect and Resolve Issues Quickly with Log Anomaly Detection and Recommendations from Amazon DevOps Guru

Today, we are announcing a new feature, Log Anomaly Detection and Recommendations for Amazon DevOps Guru. With this feature, you can find anomalies throughout relevant logs within your app, and get targeted recommendations to resolve issues. Here’s a quick look at this feature: AWS launched DevOps Guru, a fully managed AIOps platform service, in December Read more about New — Detect and Resolve Issues Quickly with Log Anomaly Detection and Recommendations from Amazon DevOps Guru[…]

AWS Week In Review – July 11, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! In France, we know summer has started when you see the Tour de France bike race on TV or in a city nearby. This year, the tour stopped in the Read more about AWS Week In Review – July 11, 2022[…]

AWS Week in Review – May 9, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! Another week starts, and here’s a collection of the most significant AWS news from the previous seven days. This week is also the one-year anniversary of CloudFront Functions. It’s exciting Read more about AWS Week in Review – May 9, 2022[…]

Happy 15th Birthday Amazon EC2

Fifteen years ago today I wrote the blog post that launched the Amazon EC2 Beta. As I recall, the launch was imminent for quite some time as we worked to finalize the feature set, the pricing model, and innumerable other details. The launch date was finally chosen and it happened to fall in the middle Read more about Happy 15th Birthday Amazon EC2[…]

File Access Auditing Is Now Available for Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

Amazon FSx for Windows File Server provides fully managed file storage that is accessible over the industry-standard Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. It is built on Windows Server and offers a rich set of enterprise storage capabilities with the scalability, reliability, and low cost that you have come to expect from AWS. In addition to Read more about File Access Auditing Is Now Available for Amazon FSx for Windows File Server[…]

CloudWatch Metric Streams – Send AWS Metrics to Partners and to Your Apps in Real Time

When we launched Amazon CloudWatch back in 2009 (New Features for Amazon EC2: Elastic Load Balancing, Auto Scaling, and Amazon CloudWatch), it tracked performance metrics (CPU load, Disk I/O, and network I/O) for EC2 instances, rolled them up at one-minute intervals, and stored them for two weeks. At that time it was used to monitor Read more about CloudWatch Metric Streams – Send AWS Metrics to Partners and to Your Apps in Real Time[…]