AWS Solutions Architect Associate 2022: Cost Management

Amazon Web Services 2022    |    Intermediate
  • 11 videos | 1h 3m 6s
  • Includes Assessment
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Cloud computing services incur ongoing monthly charges. AWS provides many ways to reduce monthly charges across all AWS services, along with powerful tools to analyze those monthly charges. In this course, discover when to use various cost savings strategies and how to work with EC2 Reserved Instances and Spot Instances. Next, explore different methods for tagging resources for cost allocation and how to analyze AWS charges using the Cost Explorer tool. Finally, learn how to create cost and usage budgets to track monthly expenditures and be alerted when a certain threshold cost is reached. This course can be used to prepare for exam SAA-C03, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.


  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    recall how to reduce cloud computing charges using AWS features
    enable S3 requests and transfers to be paid by the data requester
    reduce EC2 instance costs by configuring Spot Instances
    configure Reserved Instances to reduce EC2 instance costs
    use the console to tag AWS resources for cost tracking
  • tag AWS resources for cost tracking using the CLI
    use PowerShell to tag AWS resources for cost tracking
    analyze AWS charges using the AWS Cost Explorer tool
    create an AWS cost budget
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course


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    3.  Enabling S3 Requests and Transfers
    5m 8s
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    4.  Reducing EC2 Instance Costs with Spot Instances
    6m 7s
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    5.  Configuring Reserved Instances
    6m 10s
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    6.  Using the Console to Tag AWS Resources
    5m 45s
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    7.  Tagging AWS Resources with the CLI
    6m 30s
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    8.  Using PowerShell to Tag AWS Resources
    6m 34s
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    9.  Analyzing Costs with AWS Cost Explorer Tool
    7m 17s
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    10.  Creating an AWS Cost Budget
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    11.  Course Summary


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