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Tracing an HTTP request

Andreas Wittig – 04 Nov 2020

What to do when customers complain about high latencies or server-side errors? How to find out which part of your infrastructure is causing trouble? Is something wrong with CloudFront, the ELB, or your web application?

Tracing an HTTP request


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Our video demonstrates how to use request IDs, also called tracing IDs, to debug your systems. You will learn how to use Athena to combine access logs from the ALB stored on S3 and an NGINX server stored on CloudWatch Logs.

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