Verify CloudWatch Container Insights is working

To verify that data is being collected in CloudWatch, launch the CloudWatch Containers UI in your browser: https://ap-southeast-2.console.aws.amazon.com/cloudwatch/home?region=ap-southeast-2#cw:dashboard=Container;context=~(clusters~'EKS-Lab~dimensions~(~)~performanceType~'Service

You may need to copy and paste the above link into your browser

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From here you can see the metrics are being collected and presented to CloudWatch. You can switch between various drop downs to see EKS Services, EKS Cluster and more.

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We can now continue with load testing the cluster to see how these metrics can look under load.