Logging & Monitoring

Get instant access to clean, readable logs, isolated by function

Architect generally relies primarily on AWS's standard means of logging: CloudWatch. Here's how it works, and can be extended:

  • Good old fashioned console.log will show up in CloudWatch
  • CloudWatch events offers a ton of metrics
  • X-Ray offers deeper service call introspection capabilities
  • There are many third party tools to further extend your app with structured logs

To view logs for a function run npx logs [production] path/to/function. For example, given the following .arc file:


get /

To view the production logs run npx logs production src/http/get-index.

To clear the logs run npx logs nuke.

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