Implementing effective Cost Management solutions in AWS - Level 2

AVG Duration2h


This learning path has been designed for those looking to enhance their skills in implementing cost effective management solutions in AWS at an intermediate level, ideally for those who have more than 6 months experience working with AWS Compute services.

Using a combination of on-demand courses and hands-on labs you will be introduced to a number of different AWS services and features. Using the new skills obtained from this learning path you will be able to effectively demonstrate knowledge of applying cost effective measures when running workloads on AWS.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this learning path you will be able to:

  • Apply automated processes to AWS storage tiers to minimise data costs over a given time period
  • Evaluate how to control your AWS resource cost by configuring start and stop schedules with the Instance Scheduler for EC2 instances and RDS databases
  • Analyze the most cost-effective connectivity options between AWS and on-premises environments
  • Analyze various options to minimize total cost of ownership through both AWS managed services and serverless architectures


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Training Content

Course - Intermediate - 1h 13m
Implementing effective Cost Management solutions in AWS - Level 2
This course covers the core learning objective to meet the requirements of Implementing effective Cost Management solutions in AWS - Level 2, of the AWS Cloud Architect Job Role
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h 15m
Efficiently Storing Data in S3 for Data Analytics Solutions
Learn how to store data in Amazon S3 for use with Data Analytics services including Redshift and Athena. Learn how to structure analytic data to maximize performance and minimize costs.
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 1h
Handling S3 Objects Events With Lifecycle Policies and Server Access Logging
In this lab, you will create an S3 bucket and will implement the lifecycle policies to handle actions done on the objects. You will also log the operations done.
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Stuart has been working within the IT industry for two decades covering a huge range of topic areas and technologies, from data center and network infrastructure design, to cloud architecture and implementation.

To date, Stuart has created 150+ courses relating to Cloud reaching over 180,000 students, mostly within the AWS category and with a heavy focus on security and compliance.

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