EventBridge is the evolution of Amazon CloudWatch Events - Amazon EventBridge
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EventBridge is the evolution of Amazon CloudWatch Events

EventBridge was formerly called Amazon CloudWatch Events. The default event bus and the rules you created in CloudWatch Events also display in the EventBridge console. EventBridge uses the same CloudWatch Events API, so your code that uses the CloudWatch Events API stays the same.

EventBridge builds on the capabilities of CloudWatch Events with features such as partner events, Schema Registry, and EventBridge Pipes. New features added to EventBridge are not added to CloudWatch Events. For more information, see What Is Amazon EventBridge?.

All the features you're used to in CloudWatch Events are also present in EventBridge, including:

EventBridge features that build on and expand the capabilities of events include: