Introduction to the AWS Well-Architected Framework

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This brief lesson provides an overview of the AWS Well-Architected Framework and covers the pillars that the framework is built upon.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain a foundational understanding of the AWS Well-Architected Framework.

Intended Audience

  • Cloud architects
  • Anyone interested in improving their knowledge of the AWS platform.


  • There are no prerequisites for this lesson.
About the Author
Oliver Gehrmann, opens in a new tab
FinOps Consultant & CEO of kreuzwerker Frankfurt

Oliver Gehrmann is a FinOps Consultant and CEO of kreuzwerker Frankfurt, a German consulting firm with a strong focus on AWS, software engineering, and cloud financial management. He's worked in IT for over 10 years, facilitating the migration from physical servers in data centers to modern cloud infrastructures.
He and his team have experienced first-hand that costs in the cloud are becoming more and more of a challenge when about 2.5 years ago more and more customers approached them with this topic. Costs ran out of control and could not be addressed to business values.
Since that time, we have worked extensively on the topic of cloud financial management and have already been able to save our customers many millions of dollars. He now shares this knowledge in order to help others.

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