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AWS daily spend CloudWatch notification alert

In this post we will look at the new Amazon Web Services (AWS) UI designs for CloudWatch and also schedule a daily billing check to give alerts on overspending. We have to use a Lambda function for this purpose because CloudWatch does not offer daily spending alerts.

CloudWatch new UI

AWS will shortly launch its new UI design for CloudWatch. Until then, we are able to opt into this new feature to see what is coming. Below is an example of the notification AWS presents to us.

At the end of the notification, we are given the option to opt in and try the new design. Before looking at the new design, let us quickly look at the current design.

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