Having multiple AWS accounts helps some customers more efficiently allocate costs and resources within their organizations. This brief provides account-level considerations, best practices, and high-level strategic guidance to help structure and manage multiple AWS accounts for billing purposes. For more details »

AWS customers often leverage multiple AWS accounts to help control access to their AWS resources. This brief provides account-level considerations, best practices, and high-level strategic guidance to help structure and manage multiple AWS accounts for security purposes. For more details »

This brief provides best practices for tagging AWS resources to make them easier to manage. It discusses common tag categories and strategies to help AWS customers implement a consistent and effective tagging approach for their AWS environment. For more details »

AWS maintains service limits to help provide highly-available, reliable services to our customers. This answer provides best practices for monitoring service usage, and a solution that automatically sends an email notification when usage exceeds 80% of a limit. For more details »

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) provides a wide selection of instance types and sizes, giving customers the flexibility to right size compute resources to meet their capacity needs at the lowest cost. This answer gives best practices for optimizing Amazon EC2 costs as well as an AWS solution that uses managed services to perform a right-sizing analysis of your Amazon EC2 instances. For more details »

AWS billing reports provide information about resource usage and estimated costs to help customers monitor their usage and optimize costs. This answer provides AWS best practices for cost management and introduces a solution that enables you to visualize granular metrics from your detailed billing reports in a custom dashboard. For more details »

AWS customers can benefit from monitoring their Amazon WorkSpaces usage to identify potential cost savings. This answer provides an AWS solution that automatically converts WorkSpaces to the most cost-effective billing model based on a user’s individual usage. For more details »

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