In this video, learn the key reasons for controlling AWS cloud service costs.
- [Instructor] As we get started learning How to control…AWS Service Costs, I always want to talk about…and think about the why before we get into the how.…So, why is this important?…Why is this a focus for an entire course?…The thinking around the Cloud is one of the key reasons…to move your implementations and services…to the Cloud is to save money.…So the common assumption is a move to the Cloud…will automatically result in significant cost savings.…There's this idea that the Cloud is automatically cheaper.…
And I have to tell you, from my many years of experience,…that is just not the case.…This is not a magic situation and it's extremely important…that you have a very grounded understanding of how…to manage and control Cloud costs.…I've had many situations where I've been called in…where Cloud expenditures were out of control.…And apparently, I'm not the only one.…This is an interesting report that was done by RightScale,…the State of the Cloud, and if you notice here,…one of the biggest pain points, it's really tied for first,…
- 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
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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