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The latest from AWS Organizations (Fall 2021)

AWS Organizations provides features that customers can utilize 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 our team has been up to since Spring 2021. Programmatically manage alternate contacts […]

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Implement AWS resource tagging strategy using AWS Tag Policies and Service Control Policies (SCPs)

Implement AWS resource tagging strategy using AWS Tag Policies and Service Control Policies (SCPs)

AWS lets us assign metadata to the AWS resources in the form of tags. Each tag is a simple label consisting of a customer-defined key and a value that makes it easier to manage, search for, and filter AWS resources. Tagging can be an effective scaling mechanism for implementing cloud management and governance strategies. Tags […]

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How Rackspace uses AWS Systems Manager for instance patching across multi-cloud and hybrid environments

How Rackspace uses AWS Systems Manager for instance patching across multi-cloud and hybrid environments

This post was written in collaboration with Ryan Walker, a Principal Engineer with the Solutions and Services Engineering team at Rackspace. Now that cloud technology has become ubiquitous, companies have many options for hosting servers and building out solutions. From the use of multiple cloud providers to bare metal devices to private cloud, or even […]

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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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Using AWS Cost Explorer to analyze data transfer costs

AWS Cost Explorer helps you manage your AWS costs by giving you detailed insights into the line items in your bill. In Cost Explorer, you can visualize daily, monthly, and forecasted spend by combining an array of available filters. Filters allow you to narrow down costs according to AWS service type, linked accounts, and tags. […]

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Monitor tag changes on AWS resources with serverless workflows and Amazon CloudWatch Events

Introduction Amazon CloudWatch Events now supports tag changes on AWS resources. Using this new CloudWatch Event type, you can build CloudWatch event rules to match tag changes and route them to one or more targets like an AWS Lambda function to trigger automated workflows. In this blog post, I’ll provide an example for using AWS […]

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