New instances include an optional system metrics dashboard powered by AWS CloudWatch. The dashboard provides a near real-time and historical view into the utilization of the following metrics:
Instances publish data at 5-minute intervals as part of AWS EC2's "standard" monitoring feature. However, it is possible to enable "detailed" monitoring at an additional cost per server (contact us for details).
CloudWatch Dashboards are free during the beta, and pricing is expected to be very reasonable post-beta. We'd like your feedback on the following areas:
To request access, please create a help desk ticket.