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Monitoring: AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Elastic Beanstalk is a service that makes deploying, managing, and scaling web applications on AWS easy. You can quickly deploy and monitor secure applications developed in Ruby, Python, Java, and .NET. Elastic Beanstalk manages your infrastructure so you can focus on the rapid development of features that differentiate your application from the competition.

Why should you monitor AWS Elastic Beanstalk?

Monitoring your AWS Elastic Beanstalk environment is important for several reasons, including:

  • Performance optimization: Monitoring your Elastic Beanstalk environment allows you to identify performance bottlenecks and optimize the performance of your application. You can monitor key metrics such as CPU usage, memory usage, and network traffic to ensure your application runs smoothly and responds quickly to user requests.
  • Availability: Monitoring your Elastic Beanstalk environment ensures your application is available and responsive to user requests. You can monitor metrics such as HTTP response codes and error rates to quickly identify any issues and take action to resolve them before they impact your users.
  • Cost optimization: Monitoring your Elastic Beanstalk environment can help you optimize your costs by identifying idle resources that can be shut down and underutilized resources that can be downsized or removed. This can reduce your overall infrastructure costs and maximize the value of your resources.
  • Security: Monitoring your Elastic Beanstalk environment can help you identify security issues such as unauthorized access attempts, data breaches, and other vulnerabilities. You can monitor security-related metrics such as authentication failures, traffic patterns, and system logs to quickly identify and respond to security threats.

Monitoring: Amazon Macie

How does monitoring Amazon Macie findings work?

Without further ado, marbot monitors AWS Elastic Beanstalk and delivers alerts and notifications about your applications and environments. Here is what such an alert looks like in Microsoft Teams.

AWS Elastic Beanstalk alert in Microsoft Teams

And here is the same alert in Slack.

AWS Elastic Beanstalk alert in Slack

How do you set up monitoring of AWS Elastic Beanstalk?

marbot works with Slack and Microsoft Teams. Please select your platform and follow the Getting Started guide.

Which events does marbot monitor in detail?

marbot creates EventBridge rules to monitor the following events automatically.

Event Type Description
Elastic Beanstalk resource status change Get alerted if a resource fails.
Other resource status change Get alerted if a resource fails.
Health status change Get alerted if an environment fails.
ManagedUpdateStatusChangeEnabled Get alerted if a managed update fails.

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