Amazon CloudWatch Events
User Guide

Document History

The following table describes important changes in each release of the CloudWatch Events User Guide, beginning in June 2018. For notification about updates to this documentation, you can subscribe to an RSS feed.

Change Description Date

Support for tagging

You can now tag some CloudWatch Events resources. For more information, see Tagging Your Amazon CloudWatch Events Resources in the Amazon CloudWatch Events User Guide.

March 21, 2019

Support for Amazon VPC endpoints

You can now establish a private connection between your VPC and CloudWatch Events. For more information, see Using CloudWatch Events with Interface VPC Endpoints in the Amazon CloudWatch Events User Guide.

June 28, 2018

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

Change Description Release Date

CodeBuild as a target

Added CodeBuild as a target for event rules. For more information, see Tutorial: Schedule Automated Builds Using CodeBuild.

13 December 2017

AWS Batch as a target

Added AWS Batch as a target for Event rules. For more information, see AWS Batch Events.

September 8, 2017

CodePipeline and AWS Glue events

Added support for events from CodePipeline and AWS Glue. For more information, see CodePipeline Events and AWS Glue Events.

September 8, 2017

CodeBuild and CodeCommit events

Added support for events from CodeBuild and CodeCommit. For more information, see CodeBuild Events.

August 3, 2017

Additional targets supported

CodePipeline and Amazon Inspector can be targets of events.

June 29, 2017

Support for sending and receiving events between AWS accounts

An AWS account can send events to another AWS account. For more information, see Sending and Receiving Events Between AWS Accounts.

June 29, 2017

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.

March 7, 2017

Amazon EMR events

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

March 7, 2017

AWS Health events

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

December 1, 2016

Amazon Elastic Container Service events

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

November 21, 2016

AWS Trusted Advisor events

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

November 18, 2016

Amazon Elastic Block Store events

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

November 14, 2016

AWS CodeDeploy events

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

September 9, 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.

April 19, 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?.

March 30, 2016

Auto Scaling events

Added support for events for Auto Scaling lifecycle hooks. For more information, see Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling Events.

February 24, 2016

New service

Initial release of CloudWatch Events.

January 14, 2016