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Amazon says CloudTrail will track all those API calls for risk-averse enterprises

on November 14, 2013


That companies will move even mission-critical applications to the cloud is not a question of if but when, according to Andy Jassy. But of course he would say that, he’s the senior vice president of Amazon(S amzn) Web Services, the leading (by far) public cloud infrastructure.

At AWS Re:Invent on Wednesday, the company unveiled a couple of new services geared to appeal to those risk-averse businesses, including AWS CloudTrail  a service that logs all API calls for governance  and compliance reasons.

“It will log all your API calls, who’s making them, what they’re asking to change and what resources are changed,” Jassy said during his keynote. The resulting logs will be stored in Amazon’s S3 storage or archived in its Glacier service. And, in a nod to the broader ecosystem, Jassy said the tool will work with third-party logging tools like Splunk(s splk), Sumo Logic and Loggly.

Jassy also talked…

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