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
After completing this learning path, you will be better prepared to manage cost-effective cloud solutions.
We welcome all feedback and suggestions — please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are unsure about where to start or if would like help getting started.
Learning Path Steps
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.
In this course, you'll learn what you can do to reduce overall spending while maintaining innovation velocity.
This course covers cost optimization concepts and practices, the various instance types available, and purchasing options.
Webinar | AWS Cost Savings: Ending Decision Paralysis When Trying to Optimize Spend with Reserved Instances and Savings Plans
Discover how to ace the planning and procurement of reserved cloud capacity, so you can successfully optimize your AWS spend.
Optimizing Cloud Costs with Spot Instances and Spotinst
This course explains how to leverage excess cloud capacity to optimize the costs of cloud computing using spot instances.
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.
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.
Learn how to streamline AWS operations with data and automation.
This course explores the pricing of AWS storage services including Amazon S3, Glacier storage classes, Elastic File System, FSx, Storage Gateway, and AWS Backup.
This course explores the cost metrics associated with the Amazon Relational Database Service, known as RDS.
How to Optimize S3 Performance
This course looks at how to use AWS Trusted Advisor to implement some best practices and recommendations across your AWS environment with your organization.
Follow best practices with AWS Trusted Advisor auditing your AWS environment and advising you on performance, and security improvements.
In this course, you'll learn about costing on Azure to ensure efficient optimization of budgets to push your enterprise to the max.
Learn how to make BigQuery faster, cheaper, and more secure with this hands-on course.
Final Exam: Optimizing Cloud Costs
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.