OpX Key AWS Services

The AWS service that is essential to OPX is AWS CloudFormation, which you can use to create templates based on best practices. This enables you to provision resources in an orderly and consistent fashion from your development through production environments. The following services and features support the three areas in operational excellence:

  1. Prepare: AWS Config and AWS Config rules can be used to create standards for workloads and to determine if environments are compliant with those standards before being put into production.

  2. Operate: Amazon CloudWatch allows you to monitor the operational health of aworkload.

  3. Evolve: Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES) allows you to analyze your log data to gain actionable insights quickly and securely.