AWS Cost Management: Tagging

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AWS Cost Management: Tagging
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Introduction
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Tagging
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Overview
Difficulty
Intermediate
Duration
15m
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Description

Costs in cloud environments can get complicated quickly. Therefore it is essential to provide transparency and responsibility to everyone in a business. Hence, in this course, we will take a look at tagging in AWS in general and other best practices in the context of cost optimization in AWS.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what tagging is in AWS and learn about its benefits
  • Learn about the best practices for tagging
  • Learn about AWS-generated cost allocation tags

Intended Audience

This course is ideal for anyone looking to optimize costs within their AWS environment.

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this course, you should have a basic knowledge of cost optimization in theory, cloud- and finance-related terminology, and the AWS platform.

Transcript

Hello and welcome to this AWS Cost Management Course focusing on tagging. I'm Heinrich Marks and I'm a FinOps Consultant at Kreuzwerker Frankfurt GmbH. My focus is on cost optimization in the AWS Cloud and the practice of FinOps methodology at the enterprise level. In fact, we are the leading FinOps professionals in Germany and cover many other fields related to AWS and cloud development. But that's enough of that, let's get started with the course.

In this course you will learn how to carry out tagging in order to optimize costs. This course is aimed to be beginner friendly and therefore it does not require any special knowledge, however it is advisable that you are familiar with at least the following topics, cost optimization in theory, cloud and finance-related terminology, and basic knowledge of AWS. Our main objective with this course is to learn about tagging in general and other best practices in the context of cost optimization in AWS.

Costs in cloud environments can get complicated quickly, therefore it is essential to provide transparency and responsibility to everyone in a business. On a side note, I'd like to add that feedback on our courses is valuable to both us as trainers and any students looking to take the same course in the future, so if you have any feedback, positive or negative, it would be greatly appreciated if you could send an email to support@cloudacademy.com. So without further ado, let's get started.

About the Author
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Heinrich Marks
FinOps Consultant
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Heinrich Marks and is a FinOps Consultant at kreuzwerker Frankfurt GmbH, Germany. His expertise lies in AWS cost optimization and FinOps methodology at the enterprise level. 
At kreuzwerker, we focus on AWS, Software Engineering, and Cloud Financial Management. We've faced many cases with our customers where costs in the cloud got out of hand and lost touch with the actual business values. This made us work harder on solutions and find ways to master financial management in the cloud. 
Over time, we have already been able to save our customers many millions of dollars. Moreover, we are also proud partners of the FinOps Foundation and the leading professionals in Germany. Today, we want to share this knowledge with you and spread more awareness on the topic!