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Description

Welcome to Optimizing Cloud Costs, a learning path focused on cloud cost optimization and Cloud financial management.

The courses and labs within this learning path help you understand Cloud cost management practices and principles.  

  • Adopt a consumption model
  • Measure overall efficiency
  • Analyze and attribute expenditure
  • Use managed and application-level services to reduce cost of ownership

Objective

After completing this learning path, you will be better prepared to manage cost-effective cloud solutions.

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Learning Path Steps

1courses

This course looks at the different areas of your organization and helps give you visibility on how a cloud migration will affect it from a business perspective.

2courses

In this course, you'll learn what you can do to reduce overall spending while maintaining innovation velocity.

3courses

This course covers cost optimization concepts and practices, the various instance types available, and purchasing options.

4description

Discover how to ace the planning and procurement of reserved cloud capacity, so you can successfully optimize your AWS spend.

5courses

This course explains how to leverage excess cloud capacity to optimize the costs of cloud computing using spot instances.

6labs

In this lab you will learn how to create EC2 spot instances, how they can be used in AWS and how to handle instance interruptions.

7courses

In this course, you’ll learn about the various billing and cost management services available, what they do, and when they can best help you.

8description

Learn how to streamline AWS operations with data and automation.

9courses

This course explores the pricing of AWS storage services including Amazon S3, Glacier storage classes, Elastic File System, FSx, Storage Gateway, and AWS Backup.

10courses

This course explores the cost metrics associated with the Amazon Relational Database Service, known as RDS.

11description

How to Optimize S3 Performance

12courses

This course dives into the AWS Trusted Advisor service to explain how it works and how you can use it to benefit your AWS account.

13labs

Follow best practices with AWS Trusted Advisor auditing your AWS environment and advising you on performance, and security improvements.

14courses

In this course, you'll learn about costing on Azure to ensure efficient optimization of budgets to push your enterprise to the max.

15courses

Learn how to make BigQuery faster, cheaper, and more secure with this hands-on course.

About the Author
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Head of Content

Andrew is an AWS certified professional who is passionate about helping others learn how to use and gain benefit from AWS technologies. Andrew has worked for AWS and for AWS technology partners Ooyala and Adobe.  His favorite Amazon leadership principle is "Customer Obsession" as everything AWS starts with the customer. Passions around work are cycling and surfing, and having a laugh about the lessons learnt trying to launch two daughters and a few start ups.