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The following table describes the important changes to the Amazon CloudWatch Events User Guide.

Change Description Release Date

Additional targets supported

You can now set two additional AWS services as targets for event actions: Amazon EC2 instances (via Run Command), and Step Functions state machines. For more information, see Getting Started with Amazon CloudWatch Events.

7 March 2017

Amazon EMR events

Added support for events for Amazon EMR. For more information, see Amazon EMR Events.

7 March 2017

AWS Health events

Added support for events for AWS Health. For more information, see AWS Health Events.

1 December 2016

Amazon EC2 Container Service events

Added support for events for Amazon ECS. For more information, see Amazon ECS Events.

21 November 2016

AWS Trusted Advisor events

Added support for events for Trusted Advisor. For more information, see Trusted Advisor Events.

18 November 2016

Amazon Elastic Block Store events

Added support for events for Amazon EBS. For more information, see Amazon EBS Events.

14 November 2016

AWS CodeDeploy events

Added support for events for AWS CodeDeploy. For more information, see AWS CodeDeploy Events.

9 September 2016

Scheduled events with 1 minute granularity

Added support for scheduled events with 1 minute granularity. For more information, see Cron Expressions and Rate Expressions.

19 April 2016

Amazon Simple Queue Service queues as targets

Added support for Amazon SQS queues as targets. For more information, see What is Amazon CloudWatch Events?.

30 March 2016

Auto Scaling events

Added support for events for Auto Scaling lifecycle hooks. For more information, see Auto Scaling Events.

24 February 2016

New service

Initial release of CloudWatch Events.

14 January 2016