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archive and visualize amazon ec2 cloudwatch metrics

How do you backup your ec2 cloudwatch metrics? How do you visualize different measurements with different scales at once, like cpu% and i/o? How do you combine your application server metrics (like ...
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How to launch EC2 instance with preconfigured AWS Alarm

I wan't to kill a specific instance when some of it's hardware consumption metrics reaches a certain level. If i create an alarm for the scaling group (setting maximum cpu consumption threshhold to ...
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AWS Cloudwatch alarm going off prematurely

I created an alarm to stop an instance and email me if it was idle for too long (avg. CPU Utilization < 2% for 3 hours). However in my testing I noticed that the instance was stopped after 1 hour. ...
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AWS Alarms in “ALARM” state not triggering Policy actions

Today I created an AutoScaling Group with several policies, each with an Alarm associated with a CloudWatch metric. The AutoScaling Group launched two instances, because that the minimum that I ...
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Time between AWS Notifying of Scale Down and Terminating instance

Here is the scenario, there are multiple EC2 instances behind a load balancer. When traffic dies down, the SCALE_DOWN policy is triggered from a CloudWatch alarm. What I would like, is for the ...
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Use Amazon cloudwatch cli to create alarm on certain instance

I'm hoping to use mon-put-metric-alarm to create alarms on my instances, but there seems no way to pass instance information such as instance id to mon-put-metric-alarm, and the alarm I created by ...
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Grant CloudWatch Full Access to IAM role for specific namespace

Could not find this in the documentation anywhere — let's say I want to allow an IAM role to have full CloudWatch access but only for a single namespace of my choosing. Is this possible?
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Single graph with multiple instance values for same metric?

I am having 10 tomcat servers running on separate EC2 instance. I can successfully create a graph for heap value of each tomcat server using the below command mon-put-data --metric-name Heapmetric ...
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how to analyze cloudwatch data?

What is the best practice to analyze whether the EC2 server/loadbalancer is overloaded? We can get some stats from Cloudwatch . But is there a user friendly way to analyze Cloudwatch data ?? ...
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Why these two CPU usage graphs (CloudWatch vs. Cacti) are different?

I have collected CPU stats of a server in AWS (m3.2xlarge instance with Windows 2008) using CloudWatch and Cacti for the same period. Here you can see last week CPU usage captured by Cloud Watch with ...
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Load average metric for RDS in Cloudwatch

Has anyone succeeded in getting load average data for an RDS instance into Cloudwatch? If so, how did you do it?
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Silencing a CloudWatch alarm when MinServers is not exceeded

We have two CloudWatch alarms used to scale up and down an AutoScaling group based on CPU usage. We also have a minimum of two instances running at a time. This means that when CPU load is low on both ...
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AWS Cloudwatch shows wrong RDS size

I have a single RDS instance at AWS, which is -- supposedly -- a db.m1.large instance. When viewing Cloudwatch metrics for RDS, I see an option to filter by db instance size, and this filter shows ...