Provision your resources following best practices to improve system performance and reliability, increase security, and look for opportunities to save money.

Like your customized cloud expert, AWS Trusted Advisor provides four of the most popular performance and security recommendations to all AWS customers. The complete set of checks and guidance is available with Business and Enterprise Support plans.

AWS Trusted Advisor provides best practices in four categories:

  • Cost Optimization
  • Security
  • Fault Tolerance
  • Performance Improvement

You can use over 50 Trusted Advisor checks to monitor and improve the deployment of Amazon EC2, Elastic Load Balancing, Amazon EBS, Amazon S3, Auto Scaling, AWS Identity and Access Management, Amazon RDS, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Route 53, CloudFront, and CloudTrail. You can view the overall status of your AWS resources and savings estimations on the Trusted Advisor dashboard.

The four Trusted Advisor best practices that are available to all AWS customers are:

Service Limits (in the Performance category)
Security Groups - Specific Ports Unrestricted
, IAM Use, and MFA on Root Account (in the Security category).


AWS Trusted Advisor Console dashboard

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AWS Trusted Advisor provides a suite of features for you to customize recommendations and to proactively monitor your AWS resources.

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