In this video, see how AWS Config rules can be used in conjunction with AWS custom tags to enforce service instance launches.
- [Instructor] I mentioned earlier…that there are some new AWS services…that allow you to monitor by tags…and one of those is config.…So, let's take a look at that.…So, I click on config.…And, what you can do with config is set up rules…that evaluate configurations…for compliance and for cost control.…And those rules can include checking…to make sure that objects are tagged.…In fact, I've had some customers…that have set up rules that,…for example, don't allow EC2 instances…to be started unless they are tagged…because they can kind of go out into the wild…if they're not tagged because they're not being tracked…by some of the other services that are looking…for tagged metadata and that can cause costs…to get out of control.…
So, let's click the blue button…to get started.…And, there are a number of settings on this page.…I'm just going to go with the default…which is track everything,…put the configuration information into an S3 bucket…that is created and I could set up a notification,…I'm not going to bother to do that,…
- 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
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Approaches to Cloud Service Cost Control
2. Control Costs by Service
3. Other Ways to Control Costs
4. Cost Control Scenarios
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