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Category: AWS Trusted Advisor

Continuously optimize your operational excellence posture through AWS Trusted Advisor

AWS Trusted Advisor continuously evaluates your AWS environment using best practice checks in the categories of cost optimization, performance, resilience, security, service limits, and operational excellence and recommends actions to remediate any deviations from AWS best practices in the AWS Well-Architected Framework. AWS Well-Architected Framework is a collection of architectural best practices and guidance to […]

Auto-remediate best practice deviations detected by AWS Trusted Advisor

AWS Trusted Advisor inspects your AWS infrastructure and provides best practice recommendations when opportunities exist to reduce cost, optimize your AWS infrastructure, improve system availability and performance, help close security gaps and monitor service quotas. Trusted Advisor recommendations are based on best practices identified by AWS services experts and learnings from serving thousands of customers […]

How to use AWS Well-Architected with AWS Trusted Advisor to achieve data-driven cost optimization

Are you looking for ways to optimize your costs on AWS? Are you ensuring that you are taking advantage of all the cost-saving features and services that AWS offers? If not, you should be! In this blog post, we will discuss how to use AWS Well-Architected  and AWS Trusted Advisor to achieve data-driven insights that […]

Centralized view of support cases opened from multiple AWS accounts using AWS Systems Manager

AWS Systems Manager Explorer is a customizable operations dashboard that reports information about your AWS resources. Explorer displays an aggregated view of operations data (OpsData) for your AWS accounts and AWS Regions. OpsData also includes information from supporting AWS services, such as AWS Trusted Advisor, AWS Compute Optimizer, and AWS Support Center cases, among other […]

Managing the multi-account environment using AWS Organizations and AWS Control Tower

Managing the multi-account environment using AWS Organizations and AWS Control Tower

This is the third post in our series about multi-account management. In the first post, Governance, risk, and compliance when establishing your cloud presence, we focus on design considerations for managing in a cloud environment. Our second post, Best Practices for Organizational Units with AWS Organizations, provides guidance for a production-ready organizational unit (OU) structure when creating […]

Use AWS Systems Manager Automation runbooks to resolve operational tasks

Use AWS Systems Manager Automation runbooks to resolve operational tasks

OpsCenter provides a central location where operations engineers and IT professionals can view, investigate, and resolve operational work items (OpsItems) related to AWS resources. AWS Systems Manager Automation simplifies common maintenance and deployment tasks for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances and other AWS resources. You can use this capability to build automations to […]

Latest from AWS Organizations

The latest from AWS Organizations (Spring 2021)

AWS Organizations provides features customers can use to manage their AWS environment across accounts. When paired with other AWS services, AWS Organizations helps you manage permissions, create and share resources, govern your environment, and centrally control your security requirements. Here’s what the team has been up to since our virtual 2020 re:Invent season. Use attribute-based […]

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View AWS Trusted Advisor recommendations at scale with AWS Organizations

Since 2014, AWS Trusted Advisor has been providing customers with visibility into an individual AWS account and providing recommendations based on known AWS best practices. Trusted Advisor makes recommendations to help customers achieve a better security posture, control their costs, optimize application performance, design better fault tolerance, and maintain control over their AWS service limits […]

Use AWS Systems Manager Explorer to optimize your compute resources across your AWS Organizations

As a solutions architect with AWS, I work with customers to right-size their Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances to achieve a balance between performance and cost. Optimization is an iterative task that involves several cycles of making changes, analyzing results, and repeating until you reach a satisfactory state. You need to understand the details […]

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Multi-account AWS Trusted Advisor summaries now available in AWS Systems Manager Explorer

AWS Systems Manager Explorer is a customizable operations dashboard that reports information about your AWS resources. Explorer displays an aggregated view of operations data (OpsData) for your AWS accounts and across Regions. In Explorer, OpsData includes metadata about your Amazon EC2 instances, patch compliance details, and operational work items (OpsItems). AWS Trusted Advisor is an […]