Amazon Web Services: Controlling Cost

Amazon Web Services: Controlling Cost
Amazon Web Services: Controlling Cost
English | MP4 | AVC 1280×720 | AAC 48KHz 2ch | 2h 31m | 351 MB

Learn how to use Amazon Web Services (AWS) tools and best practices to understand, forecast, and control service costs. This course covers core AWS tools, such as CloudWatch billing alarms, consolidated billing with AWS Organizations, and the AWS billing dashboard tools. Instructor Lynn Langit shows how to control costs through key services, such as EC2, S3, RDS, and more. She also goes over how to best leverage third-party tools, and reviews architectural decisions related to cost control drawn from her own professional experiences.

Topics include:

  • Approaches to cloud service cost control
  • Why control AWS service costs?
  • Controlling costs by service
  • Starting services with CloudFormation
  • CloudWatch billing alarms
  • AWS Trusted Advisor cost control
  • Using third-party products
  • Cost control scenarios
Table of Contents

About using cloud services

Approaches to Cloud Service Cost Control
AWS billing dashboard and budget
AWS Config tag rules
AWS organizations - Consolidate costs
Other AWS billing tools - Tagging
Understanding AWS free tier
Who should manage AWS cost control
Why control AWS service costs

Control Costs by Service
AWS service types
Compute costs - EC2 instance types
Compute costs - EC2 purchase types
Control compute costs - Lambda
Control database costs - DynamoDB
Control database costs - RDS
File storage costs - S3
Start services with CloudFormation

Other Ways to Control Costs
AWS and community resources
AWS Service Catalog
AWS Trusted Advisor cost control
Billing - Bills and Cost Explorer
Billing - Budgets and Reports
CloudWatch billing alarms
Using third-party products - Botmetric
Using tools - AWS Athena and Looker

Cost Control Scenarios
Big data pipeline
Dynamic website
Internal business application
Marketing website
Other cost control tips
Understanding true cost

Next steps