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Improve Planning and Cost Control with AWS Budgets
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Description

This course will explain how AWS Budgets can help you manage AWS spend and improve financial planning. 

Learning Objectives

  • What the tool is and the benefit it provides
  • How to set up a Budget and configure Budgets actions 
  • How to send a Budget report 
  • And lastly, how to configure and use AWS Cost Anomaly Detection

Intended Audience

This course has been created for financial operations professionals interested in controlling AWS costs and for engineering team members who want more visibility into the cost of their environments.

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this course, you should have an understanding of the AWS Billing console and AWS Cost Explorer. Additionally, I briefly discuss establishing permissions through IAM and AWS Organizations and use examples referencing Amazon EC2.

Transcript

In this course, I covered AWS Budgets, AWS Budget Actions, AWS Budget Reports and AWS Cost Anomaly Detection. At this point, you should have a better understanding of these tools, the benefits they can bring to your organization and how to use them. 

Once again, my name is Alana Layton and I hope you’ve enjoyed our time together. If you have any feedback, positive or negative, please contact us at support@cloudacademy.com. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. Thank you and till next time! 

About the Author

Alana Layton is an experienced technical trainer, technical content developer, and cloud engineer living out of Seattle, Washington. Her career has included teaching about AWS all over the world, creating AWS content that is fun, and working in consulting. She currently holds six AWS certifications. Outside of Cloud Academy, you can find her testing her knowledge in bar trivia, reading, or training for a marathon.