Get notifications when a change occurs to your Beanstalk environment

Elastic Beanstalk gives you the possibility of receiving notifications via email when a change occurs to your environment: new instances added, environment health modified or a different artifact is going to be deployed. As when we talk about security, there is never enough monitoring. 🙂 In order to enable this, the simplest setup is to […]

CloudWatch metrics publisher using text files

A while ago, we wrote an article where we presented a library written by us that could help you reducing the CloudWatch bill based on a very simple idea: since you are charged per number of API calls, publish metrics in batches instead of publish them one by one. In the initial release of that […]

CloudWatch can be cheaper

CloudWatch is the solution provided by Amazon to monitor your AWS resources, but also your service behaviour. Most probably, if you have ever used DynamoDB or EC2, you noticed some nice graphs with statistics about a table or about an EC2 instance. Most of the AWS services provide by default and for free some basic […]

Monitor records import into Redshift

Let’s imagine that we have an application where new entries are constantly loaded into Redshift. Recently we published a blog post in which some best practices about data imports were presented and another one where was described a way to organize tables if your use case implies frequent data imports. But enough with the bounce, […]