Amazon CloudWatch Automatic Dashboards are pre-built with AWS service recommended best practices, remain resource aware, and dynamically update to reflect the latest state of important performance metrics. You can now filter and troubleshoot to a specific view without adding additional code to reflect the latest state of your AWS resources. Automatic Dashboards are available in all AWS public regions at no additional charge.
An overview display of various metrics and alarms should be visible as shown below.
Execute the following steps to explore the cross-service dashboards:
Cross service dashboard.
The cross-service dashboard shows each supported AWS service you are using in alphabetical order with one or two key metrics are displayed.
You can select
View <Service Name> dashboard next to the service name to see more key metrics for a service. You can also select the service from the drop-down list as shown on the previous image.
View Lambda dashboard.
You will be presented with a more detailed dashboard that displays the top four Lambda metrics from all of the Lambda functions running in your environment. The bottom section shows the list of those functions. (Clicking one of them will take you to the lambda console.)
Depending on the service, the detailed dashboards may allow you to view the associated CloudWatch logs.
In this example, on the Lambda dashboard. Follow the steps as indicated on the image below to see the logs for a particular Lambda function
Invocations Sumsection and click on the three dots that appear at the top right of the section.
View logsfrom the drop down.
This will show you the logs for the selected lambda function from within the selected time range.
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