AWS Logs Visualization with Kibana

Learn How To Effectively Analyze Log Data To Gain Visibility Into Your Application And AWS Infrastructure


The AWS Logs Visualization with Kibana workshop presents ways to effectively analyze log data to gain visibility into the application and AWS services utilizing an operational reference architecture and application. The reference architecture and application includes networking services, load balancer, database, cache, Docker containers, Lambda functions, etc.

Each attendee will be provided a lab kit with step by step instruction on how to ingest data from the different layer of an AWS infrastructure including the application logs and how to visualize and correlate these events with Kibana to obtain a clear picture of one’s AWS infrastructure.

Workshop Objectives

  • Learn how to ship and analyze logs of applications running on Docker containers, AWS Lambda functions, etc.

  • How to ship and analyze and infrastructure log from ELB, CloudTrail, VPC, S3 and CloudFront access logs, AWS WAF logs, API Gateway Access Logs, Amazon GuardDuty findings, etc

  • Create Kibana visualizations and dashboards to monitor the state of your AWS infrastructure

  • Stream CloudWatch log events to Elasticsearch

  • Explore capabilities provided by third-party solutions such as Datadog and


We recommend that attendees have the following prerequisites:

  • Good working knowledge of the AWS platform and general understanding of audit and access logs.

  • Familiarity with the Linux operating system and command line interface.

  • Requires a laptop to complete lab exercises – tablets are not appropriate.

Date & Time - April 24 2018 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM CDT

Location - Virtual and In-person Classroom

1515 Young Street Stone Room (7th Floor), Dallas, TX 75201

Class Size - 30


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