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Welcome to the AWS Serverless Monitoring with AppDynamics workshop! In this workshop, you will gain hands-on experience using AppDynamics to add observability and monitoring to the serverless components of a microservices-based application.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how AppDynamics can provide observability and monitoring to the serverless components of a microservices application.
  • Gain hands-on experience with using AppDynamics Serverless Monitoring for AWS Lambda.
  • Learn what is automatically detected in AppDynamics Serverless Monitoring for AWS Lambda.

Who can benefit

  • Architects
  • Developers
  • Technical leads
  • DevOps teams
  • Operations engineers
  • Infrastructure teams

Workshop Structure

The workshop is broken into the sections listed below. Estimated time for completing the workshop is 1.5-2.5 hours.

You may complete the sections for any combination of languages. However, it is highly recommended to complete the following sections: Instrumenting Lambda Functions > Python and Instrumenting Python Lambda Functions > NodeJS

  • Prerequisites (5 minutes) Provision a Cloud9 instance and validate.
  • Setup (15 minutes) Install necessary tooling to complete the lab and configure access to AppDynamics.
  • Workshop Exercises (30-120 minutes) Add and configure AppDynamics Serverless Monitoring for AWS Lambda
    • Instrument Python Lambda Functions (30 minutes) Add monitoring to functions written in Python.
    • Instrument NodeJS Lambda Functions (30 minutes) Add monitoring to functions written in NodeJS.
    • Instrument Java Lambda Functions (60 minutes) Add monitoring to functions written in Java.