Make Cost-Optimized Decisions on AWS

Making cost-optimized decisions when deploying AWS services is vital. This course will teach you the technical details you need to make cost-optimized decisions and will introduce you to tools that you can use to monitor your spending in AWS.
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Rating
(19)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 3, 2020
Duration
1h 29m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(19)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 3, 2020
Duration
1h 29m
Description

It is easy to let costs run away from you when working in the cloud. Understanding what you are spending on each AWS service is vital for you and your organization. In this course, Make Cost-Optimized Decisions on AWS, you’ll learn to work with AWS services to reduce your costs.

First, you’ll explore:

  • S3 storage classes
  • AWS compute
  • database services
  • and how you can make decisions that maintain performance while reducing costs
Next, you’ll discover tools that you can use to estimate and monitor your AWS spending.

Finally, you’ll learn how to satisfy the requirements of the design cost-optimized architectures domain of the AWS Solutions Architect Associate exam.

When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of AWS Costs needed to make cost optimized decisions in AWS and to answer questions from the design cost-optimized architectures domain of the AWS Solutions Architect Associate exam.
Course FAQ
Course FAQ
Who is this course for?

This course is great for anyone in AWS implementation teams, AWS management teams, and for those preparing for the design cost-optimized architectures domain of the AWS Solutions Architect Associate exam.

How do I optimize my AWS storage costs?

Tools like Intelligent-Tiering help us easily reduce AWS costs by placing objects in appropriate classes based on its access patterns.

How do I optimize my AWS database pricing?

When analyzing our AWS database options, we need to consider everything from instance size to memory usage and computing power.

What prerequisites do I need?

Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with core AWS services such as EC2, Amazon VPC, and Amazon RDS.

About the author
About the author

I have worked in IT for 25 years, for 22 of those years I have delivered IT Training. I have delivered Microsoft, CISCO and Amazon Web Services courses across Europe. For the last 4 years I have focused on Cloud technologies delivering cloud training to some of Europe’s biggest organizations

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, everyone. My name is Mike Brown, and welcome to my course, Make Cost‑optimized Decisions on AWS. I am a senior cloud instructor working at Firebrand Training in the UK, specializing in Amazon Web Services. AWS is one of the biggest providers of cloud services today, offering a range of solutions for startups and multinational organizations alike. Most AWS projects involve cost management right at their heart. In this course, we're going to take a detailed look at cost optimization in AWS. Some of the major topics that we will cover include AWS compute cost optimization, AWS storage cost optimization, Amazon RDS pricing, and tools used to monitor costs. By the end of this course, you'll have detailed knowledge of a AWS cost optimization that will make you a valuable member of any AWS implementation and management team. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with core AWS services such as EC2, Amazon VPC, and Amazon RDS. From here, you should feel comfortable diving into AWS topics with courses on AWS cost management, AWS compute, and AWS certification. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn AWS cost optimization with the Make Cost‑Optimized Decisions on AWS course, at Pluralsight