Centralized Logging on AWS using CloudWatch ElasticSearch and Firehose

In this blog, I am going to show you the various ways of getting your logs into AWS manged Elasticsearch from CloudWatch logs. After we get our logs into CloudWatch, AWS allows us to stream the log data to the following three destinations -: AWS Lambda AWS Kinesis Streams AWS Kinesis Firehose Cloudwatch requires us to apply subscription filter on the logs where we can specify a pattern so that only logs that match a Read more…

AWS Lambda Layers

Lambda functions on AWS are growing very popular today to perform a lot of computing on demand and also to build entire applications based on the serverless architecture. The biggest advantage lambda functions have is that they do not cost when they are idle and they can be invoked from almost anywhere. Also they can scale on demand. One challenge faced while developing lambda functions is the managing of code that is not part of Read more…