ChatOps for AWS Blog
List of marbot alternatives & competitors
marbot is a ChatOps tool to configure AWS monitoring, receive alerts, and solve incidents. This blog post looks at alternatives that cover similar functionality available for Slack and Microsoft Teams. AWS ChatbotAWS Chatbot is generally available sinc...Read More
S3 virus and malware alerting powered by bucketAV
Allowing users to upload files to S3 is risky. You have to ensure that malicious files like a virus or malware are not distributed to other users. Therefore, we recommend an antivirus solution such as bucketAV. As soon as a virus is detected, your team...Read more
EC2 vulnerability and compliance violation alerting powered by Amazon Inspector
The AWS Shared Responsibility Model is clear: running EC2 instances comes with many customer responsibilities. You have to patch your EC2 instances, harden the operating system, encrypt your data, secure remote access, and many more. But how can you tel...Read more
How to fix delayed alarms?
Some of our integrations depend on Amazon SNS. For example, our CloudFormation templates configure SNS topics and subscriptions within your AWS account. Unfortunately, there is an issue with SNS: messages to HTTPS endpoints are delayed by more than 30 m...Read more
How to monitor Amazon Redshift?
A data warehouse is used for analyzing GBs or TBs of data and is a core component of business intelligence. AWS offers a popular data warehouse called Amazon Redshift. AWS is responsible for most aspects of operating the data warehouse. However, there a...Read more
RDS Performance Insights: monitor and debug database performance
When users complain about a web or enterprise application’s slow response times, the root cause is often high load on the database. Usually, a high load is caused by an increased number of queries or many costly database queries. Amazon RDS is one of th...Read more
Monitor CloudFront with CloudWatch metrics and alarms
CloudFront and S3 power this website. On top of that, we are using Lambda@Edge to resize images on the fly. AWS is responsible for the availability and scalability of all three services. Therefore, operating the infrastructure for our website is not too...Read more
marbot for Microsoft Teams out now!
About two months ago, we launched the beta of marbot for Microsoft Teams. We received tremendous feedback. The number of teams installing marbot has tripled. On top of that, we are gladful for the feedback from our early customers. You helped us to impr...Read more
Monitoring EC2 disk usage with CloudWatch metrics and alarms
About ten years ago, I broke my Linux laptop because I was modifying config files - /etc/passwd when I remember it correctly - while my disk was running out of space due to a data synchronization job. This has been a lesson for me. Monitoring disk usage...Read more