Course Number: AWS-160

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

AWS Cost Optimization Training Overview

This AWS Cloud Financial Management for Builders training course teaches attendees how to manage, optimize, and predict costs as they run workloads on AWS. Attendees learn how to implement architectural best practices, explore cost optimization strategies, and use design patterns to help them architect cost-efficient solutions on AWS.

Accelebrate is an AWS Training Partner (ATP) and this hands-on official AWS Classroom Training course is taught by an accredited Amazon Authorized Instructor (AAI).

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some Cloud courses are available as live, online classes for individuals.

Objectives

  • Explain the cost of core AWS services
  • Determine and estimate costs associated with current and future cloud workloads
  • Use strategies and best practices to reduce AWS costs
  • Use AWS tools to manage, monitor, alert, and optimize AWS spend
  • Apply strategies to monitor service costs and usage
  • Implement governance standards, including resource tagging, account structure, provisioning, permissions, and access

Prerequisites

Attendees should have taken Architecting on AWS classroom training or have equivalent knowledge.

Outline

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Introduction to Cloud Financial Management
  • Introduction to Cloud Financial Management
  • Four pillars of Cloud Financial Management
Resource Tagging
  • Tagging resources
  • Cost optimization: Control Resource Consumption Using Tagging and AWS Config
Pricing and Cost
  • Fundamentals of pricing
  • AWS Free Tier
  • Volume discounts
  • Savings plans and Reserved Instances
  • AWS Pricing Calculator
AWS Billing, Reporting, and Monitoring
  • Understanding AWS invoices
  • Reporting and planning
  • AWS Cost Explorer
  • AWS Budgets
  • AWS Billing Console
  • AWS Cost Explorer
  • Trusted Advisor
  • Cost optimization: Deploy Ephemeral Environments Using Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
Architecting for Cost: Compute
  • Evolution of compute efficiency
  • Amazon EC2 right-sizing
  • Purchasing options
  • Architect for Amazon EC2 Spot Instance
  • Impact of software licensing
  • Compute Optimizer
  • Spot Instance Advisor
  • Cost optimization: Right Size Amazon EC2 Instances Using Amazon CloudWatch Metrics
Architecting for Cost: Networking
  • Data transfer costs
  • Understand data costs for different services
  • How to triage network costs
  • Cost optimization: Reduce Data Transfer Costs Using Amazon CloudFront and Endpoints
  • AWS Cloud Financial Management for Builders
  • AWS Classroom Training
Architecting for Cost: Storage
  • Amazon EBS cost, pricing, and best practices
  • Amazon S3 cost, pricing, and best practices
  • Amazon EFS cost, pricing, and best practices
  • Cost optimization: Reduce Storage Costs Using Amazon S3 Lifecycle Management
Architecting for Cost: Databases
  • Amazon RDS cost, pricing, and best practices
  • Amazon Aurora cost, pricing, and best practices
  • Amazon DynamoDB cost, pricing, and best practices
  • Amazon ElastiCache cost, pricing, and best practices
  • Amazon Redshift cost, pricing, and best practices
Cost Governance
  • Setting up AWS Organizations
  • AWS Systems Manager
Conclusion
  • Course review
  • Cost optimization: Reduce Compute Costs Using AWS Instance Scheduler

Training Materials

All AWS training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements

A modern web browser and an Internet connection that allows connections by SSH or Remote Desktop (RDP) into AWS virtual machines.



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