Serverless is fun and easy. But what about monitoring? Is there a monitoring monster lurking around the corner? I’ll admit, there are tons of options to tackle the monster, but what features does AWS offer? And more importantly, how can you best use them to make sure you aren’t called out of bed at night? In this talk, I’ll speak from the heart and share my own experiences using serverless in production for more than a year.
– Should you structure your logs? Of course, but why?
– How do you set up distributed tracing with X-Ray?
– Provide visibility using CloudWatch metrics and dashboards
– Get insight in your log data using CloudWatch Logs Insights
Using these tools and best practices, you’ll tackle the monster, no doubt. I’ll do you one better – there won’t be a monster, you’ll have a new best friend!