Serverless Monitoring - Season 1

This is a collection of videos for the first season of “Serverless Monitoring”. In this series we will start by exploring what is monitoring and why it is so important and then we will move to analyzing different monitoring solutions.

In this season we will cover AWS X-ray, Epsagon and Dashbird. In the following seasons we will cover more products.

Introduction to Serverless Monitoring

This is the first video of a series about monitoring serverless applications.

In this video we go over the differences between observability and monitoring, the challenges of monitoring a serverless applications and what are good characteristics of a monitoring tool.

­čö╣ Google SRE book: https://landing.google.com/sre/sre-book/chapters/monitoring-distributed-systems/

Getting started with Artillery - load testing tool

This is the second video in the monitoring series.

In this video we are going to get started with Artilery and set up an application that we are going to use later when testing the different monitoring tools.

­čö╣Artillery: https://artillery.io/docs/
­čö╣Github code: https://github.com/mavi888/monitoring-tests
­čö╣Monitoring serverless applications playlist:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rF_1AfXMURE&list=PLGyRwGktEFqdcUeRlp8uExkM8SPT5jf6l
­čö╣Cloudwatch video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtufaLTs3xg&list=PLGyRwGktEFqedFrqKLIzmUXlsiQ4tbdyo&index=7
­čö╣Custom cloudwatch metrics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDBeixaXV3Y&list=PLGyRwGktEFqe6stkPEFj4pBsDu0JMENxO&index=35

AWS X-Ray for Serverless Applications

This is the third video in the monitoring series.

In this video we are going to get started with AWS monitoring tools. We will focus on AWS X-Ray. We will get introduced to it and also we will learn how to instrument a Serverless Framework application with few lines of code

­čö╣Serverless plugin tracing: https://github.com/alex-murashkin/serverless-plugin-tracing
­čö╣Artillery: https://artillery.io/docs/
­čö╣Github code: https://github.com/mavi888/monitoring-tests
­čö╣Monitoring serverless applications playlist:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rF_1AfXMURE&list=PLGyRwGktEFqdcUeRlp8uExkM8SPT5jf6l
­čö╣Cloudwatch video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtufaLTs3xg&list=PLGyRwGktEFqedFrqKLIzmUXlsiQ4tbdyo&index=7
­čö╣Custom cloudwatch metrics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDBeixaXV3Y&list=PLGyRwGktEFqe6stkPEFj4pBsDu0JMENxO&index=35

Epsagon

This is the fourth video in the monitoring series.

In this video we are going to get started with the third party monitoring tools. We will focus on Epsagon. We will get introduced to it and also we will learn how to instrument a Serverless Framework application with few lines of code

­čö╣Epsagon: https://epsagon.com
­čö╣Github code: https://github.com/mavi888/monitoring-tests
­čö╣Monitoring serverless applications playlist:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rF_1AfXMURE&list=PLGyRwGktEFqdcUeRlp8uExkM8SPT5jf6l

Dashbird

This is the fifth video in the monitoring series.

In this video we are going to look at a third party monitoring tool, called Dashbird. We will get introduced to it and also we will learn how to instrument a Serverless Framework application with few lines of code

­čö╣Dashbird: https://dashbird.io/
­čö╣Github code: https://github.com/mavi888/monitoring-tests
­čö╣Monitoring serverless applications playlist:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rF_1AfXMURE&list=PLGyRwGktEFqdcUeRlp8uExkM8SPT5jf6l

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