CloudWatch Metrics Explorer

Matiss Janis Aboltins
2 min readDec 19, 2020
Using the metrics explorer to have a birds-eye view of how my system functioned over the last 13 months.

December 2020 — AWS released a new way to explore metrics across various dimensions. This is the Metrics Explorer.

I'm not one to blow my own horn (since I worked on this product), but as a customer of AWS — I love the product.

A bit of background: my side project uses a lot of Lambda functions to crawl the Latvian real estate market. Up till now, it was quite difficult to see any issues…