AWS Cloud Financial Management
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How can I get insights into my portfolio with AWS Cost Explorer?
Dive into the functional capabilities of AWS Cost Explorer to identify specific opportunities for cost savings. We’ll run through live demos to equip you with the knowledge you need to replicate these findings in your own portfolio.
Cost Reporting Based on AWS Organizations Account ID Tags
This blog post shares how you can build cost reports based on AWS Organizations Account tags. Learn how you can retrieve your account information, including tags from AWS Organizations, get your cost details from the AWS Cost Explorer API, and store this information in a CSV file in Amazon S3.
Finding savings from 2020 re:Invent announcements
Find cost savings from 2020 re:Invent announcements. Learn how you can save with Amazon EBS gp3; monitor and save your AWS Lambda cost with CloudWatch Lambda Insights; and save cost for your Amazon Athena usage with engine version 2 and control costs for your Athena workgroups with CloudWatch Query Metrics.
Cost Control Blog Series #1: Good intentions don’t work, but cost control mechanisms do!
Gartner estimates a 70% overspend on cloud resources by organizations who do not have a defined plan for cloud cost management. While cloud brings lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), an effective billing management and cost control mechanism is required to make sure you only pay for what you need, and it also empowers your […]
Cost Allocation Blog Series #5: Building an AWS cost allocation strategy with Apptio Cloudability
As you establish and implement your cost allocation model, AWS equips you with tools and resources to organize accounts and resources (e.g. AWS Organizations), improve visibility into detailed cost and usage data (e.g. AWS Cost and Usage Reports), and group cost and usage information into meaningful groups by your own rule (e.g. AWS Cost Categories). For customers who want to understand what premium 3rd party solutions are available to help you better organize and report your cost in preparation for chargeback or showback in your organizations, AWS Partner Network has verified partners that can offer cloud management solutions to help customers manage and optimize AWS environments. In this blog post, we will share how you can leverage Apptio Cloudability to build your cost allocation strategy.