Designing for Complexity on AWS

Keeping your AWS account secure, cost-effective, and easy to use doesn’t have to be a mystery. This course will teach you how to organize and secure your AWS users and accounts as well as strategies to optimize your costs.
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(19)
Level
Advanced
Updated
Apr 2, 2020
Duration
2h 12m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(19)
Level
Advanced
Updated
Apr 2, 2020
Duration
2h 12m
Description

As your AWS account grows having the proper user control and reporting structure in place is essential for security, auditing, and ease of use. In this course, Designing for Complexity on AWS, you’ll learn to implement best practices for managing and securing your AWS account. First, you’ll explore AWS organizations to help you break your account into logical divisions. Next, you’ll discover how IAM Identities help you manage and secure your account. Finally, you’ll learn how to track and optimize costs so you know exactly where your AWS spend is going and have confidence that you are getting the most from each dollar. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of AWS account organization needed to manage complex accounts. This course will also help you prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional Exam.

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About the author

Craig has over 15 years of software development on a variety of teams, including Fidelity.com, Overstock.com, F-16 aircraft, and several startups. Craig is passionate about solving problems with the right tools and enjoys teaching and mentoring others so they can save time and accomplish their goals faster.

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Course Overview
Hi, everyone. My name is Craig Golightly, and welcome to my course, designing for complexity on AWS. I am a senior software consultant. Figuring out how you're going to use eight of us to implement your solutions can quickly turn into a complicated mess. If you're not leveraging some key tools and best practices to manage organizational complexity in this course, whether you're just getting started or trying to unravel an existing implementation, we're going to cover how you can design for complexity on eight of us using the proper tools so that your organization can have the capacity, security and availability you need. If you're studying for the eight of US Certified Solutions Architect Professional exam, you're in the right place. Some of the major topics that we will cover include using eight of US organizations I am users, groups, Policies and Rolls Federation and single sign on and cost optimization strategies. By the end of this course, you will be able to implement the best options for setting up a secure, compliant and cost effective AWS account structure for your organization and have a solid foundation for your exam preparations. Before beginning the course, you should have a basic understanding of a W s. I hope you'll join me on this journey toe. Learn about managing eight of us for your organization with the designing for complexity on AWS course at Pluralsight.