AWS CLI For CPU Credit Balance

Here is how you create a CloudWatch alarm to monitor CPU Credit Balances less than a certain amount: aws cloudwatch put-metric-alarm –alarm-name YOUR NAME HERE–alarm-description “Alarm when CPU Credits is below 200” –metric-name CPUCreditBalance –namespace AWS/EC2 –statistic Average –period 300 –threshold 200 –comparison-operator LessThanThreshold –dimensions Name=InstanceId,Value=INSTANCEIDHERE –evaluation-periods 2 –alarm-actions ARN:YOURSNSTOPIC CloudFormation Template:

The Security Specialty Certification

Today I sat the AWS Security Specialty Exam. While I didn’t pass I thought to provide some commentary on the experience in relation to the training that I sought out to assist myself in the process. I have been a big fan of ACloudGuru.¬†They helped me pass my Solutions Architect exam last year so naturally, […]