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Tag: Cost Optimization

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 […]

Leveraging the Power of AWS to Increase Market Share

Amazon Web Services (AWS) gives you the tools and capabilities to digitally innovate and transform your business. We offer several programs like Digital Innovation, Migration Acceleration Program, and Skills Guild to help you bring business ideas to market faster. This blog describes how customers can leverage AWS to transform their organization, accelerate time-to-market, and realize […]

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How to optimize AWS CloudTrail costs by using advanced event selectors

AWS CloudTrail can be used for security, monitoring restricted API calls, notification of threshold breaches, operational issues, filtering mechanisms for isolating data, faster root cause identification, and speedy resolution. CloudTrail can also be used for various compliance and governance controls, by helping you achieve compliance by logging API calls and changes to resources. Event selectors […]

Use Systems Manager Automation documents to manage instances and cut costs off-hours

Cut costs by minimizing infrastructure when it’s not under heavy use, for example turning off EC2 and RDS instances nights and weekends. In this post you will learn how to do this using Systems Manager Automation Documents, State Manager, and CloudWatch Events.

Auto-populate instance details by integrating AWS Config with your ServiceNow CMDB

Introduction Many AWS customers either integrate ServiceNow into their existing AWS services or set up both ServiceNow and AWS services for simultaneous use. One challenge in this use case is the need to update your configuration management database (CMDB) when a new spin-up instance appears in AWS. This post demonstrates how to integrate AWS Config […]