MICHAEL DEFRANCESCO

With over a decade of professional Technical Analysis, IT, and Systems Administration work, Mike has put out his fair share of fires. Mike enjoys walks through the woods, reading Sci-Fi, and cloud computing technology. Mike is Comptia Network+ and AWS certified.

Posts by Michael DeFrancesco:

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Automate (Un)Installation of AWS CloudWatch Agent in Systems Manager

AWS CloudWatch Agent comes installed on Amazon Linux 2 AMI and other AMIs. However, you may run into older AMIs or custom AMIs that don’t include the CloudWatch Agent.  If you need to install, uninstall, or reinstall CloudWatch Agent on a Linux EC2 instance follow these steps. I’m going to assume you have an EC2 […]

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Automate Setup of EC2 Disk and Memory Metrics using AWS CloudWatch Agent and Systems Manager

Amazon Web Services offers a plethora of services that easily customize an environment while remaining cost-effective for a business. Usually, the tricky part is piecing together the different services to form a fully functioning system. In this blog post, I use IAM, EC2, CloudWatch, and AWS Systems Manager (SSM) to create a scalable system that […]