AWS Well-Architected Tool

Learn best practices and apply important design considerations

How it works

The AWS Well-Architected Tool is designed to help you review the state of your applications and workloads against architectural best practices, identify opportunities for improvement, and track progress over time.

AWS Well-Architected Tool helps you define your workloads, conduct architectural reviews, and then apply best practices.
Navigating best practices with the AWS WA Tool (1:34)
Why the AWS WA Tool?

Available in the AWS Management Console, the AWS WA Tool provides a trusted framework for you to evaluate your cloud architecture and implement designs that will scale over time. 

Use cases

Workload sharing and collaboration

Provide shared visibility into high-risk issues (HRIs) identified in workloads, and streamline collaboration with other workload reviewers.

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Tailor guidance with custom lenses

Combine your best practices with AWS WA best practices in a single location to gain insight into your overall architectural health.

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Realize sustainability goals

Use the AWS WA sustainability pillar during your workload reviews to learn best practices for minimizing environmental impact.

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How to get started

Have questions?

Review the FAQs to learn about the AWS WA Tool, availability, and pricing.

Learn more in documentation

Gain an understanding of the AWS Well-Architected Framework and access tutorials.

Find AWS WA Partners

AWS Partner program members have in-depth training and can help you implement best practices.

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