Amazon CloudWatch Logs - Introduction to DevOps on AWS

Amazon CloudWatch Logs

Amazon CloudWatch Logs is a log aggregation and monitoring service. AWS CodeBuild, CodeCommit, CodeDeploy and CodePipeline provide integrations with CloudWatch logs so that all of the logs can be centrally monitored. In addition, the previously mentioned services various other AWS services provide direct integration with CloudWatch.

With CloudWatch Logs you can:

  • Query your log data

  • Monitor logs from Amazon EC2 instances

  • Monitor AWS CloudTrail logged events

  • Define log retention policy