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Cloud Computing and Virtualisation

AWS Cloud Financial Management for Builders

  • Length 3 days
  • Price $2805 inc GST
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Why study this course

This course is for individuals who seek an understanding of how to manage, optimise, and predict costs as you run workloads on AWS.

You learn how to implement architectural best practices, explore cost optimisation strategies, and design patterns to help you architect cost-efficient solutions on AWS.

This course is delivered through a mix of instructor-led training (ILT) and hands-on labs.

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What you’ll learn

In this course, participants will learn how to:

  • Explain the cost of core AWS services

  • Determine and estimate costs associated with current and future cloud workloads

  • Use strategies and best practices to reduce AWS costs

  • Use AWS tools to manage, monitor, alert, and optimise your AWS spend

  • Apply strategies to monitor service costs and usage

  • Implement governance standards, including resource tagging, account structure, provisioning, permissions, and access


AWS at DDLS

DDLS is an official AWS Training Partner for the Australian and Philippines region. Through our Authorised AWS Instructors, we can provide you with a learning path that’s relevant to you and your organisation, so you can get more out of the cloud. We offer virtual and face-to-face classroom-based training to help you build your cloud skills and enable you to achieve industry-recognised AWS Certification.


Stay ahead of the technology curve

Don’t let your tech outpace the skills of your people

Quality instructors and content

Expert instructors with real world experience and the latest vendor- approved in-depth course content.

Partner-Preferred Supplier

Chosen and awarded by the world’s leading vendors as preferred training partner.

Ahead of the technology curve

No matter your chosen technologies or platforms, we can help you stay one step ahead.

Who is the course for?

This course is intended for:

  • Solutions architects

  • Developers

  • Cost-optimisation leads

  • System administrators

We can also deliver and customise this training course for larger groups – saving your organisation time, money and resources. For more information, please contact us on 1800 853 276.


Course subjects

Module 0: Course Overview

  • Course introduction

Module 1: Introduction to Cloud Financial Management

  • Introduction to Cloud Financial Management

  • Four pillars of Cloud Financial Management

Module 2: Resource Tagging

  • Tagging resources

  • Hands-On Lab: Cost optimisation: Control Resource Consumption Using Tagging and AWS Config

Module 3: Pricing and Cost

  • Fundamentals of pricing

  • AWS Free Tier

  • Volume discounts

  • Savings plans and Reserved Instances

  • Demonstration: AWS Pricing Calculator

Module 4: AWS Billing, Reporting, and Monitoring

  • Understanding AWS invoices

  • Reporting and planning

  • AWS Cost Explorer

  • AWS Budgets

  • Demonstration: AWS Billing Console

  • Demonstration: AWS Cost Explorer

  • Demonstration: Trusted Advisor

  • Hands-On Lab: Cost optimisation: Deploy Ephemeral Environments Using Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling

Module 5: Architecting for Cost: Compute

  • Evolution of compute efficiency

  • Amazon EC2 right-sizing

  • Purchasing options

  • Architect for Amazon EC2 Spot Instance

  • Impact of software licensing

  • Demonstration: Compute Optimiser

  • Demonstration: Spot Instance Advisor

  • Hands-On Lab: Cost optimisation: Right Size Amazon EC2 Instances Using Amazon CloudWatch Metrics

Module 6: Architecting for Cost: Networking

  • Data transfer costs

  • Understand data costs for different services

  • How to triage network costs

  • Hands-On Lab: Cost optimisation: Reduce Data Transfer Costs Using Amazon CloudFront and Endpoints

Module 7: Architecting for Cost: Storage

  • Amazon EBS cost, pricing, and best practices

  • Amazon S3 cost, pricing, and best practices

  • Amazon EFS cost, pricing, and best practices

  • Hands-On Lab: Cost optimisation: Reduce Storage Costs Using Amazon S3 Lifecycle Management

Module 8: Architecting for Cost: Databases

  • Amazon RDS cost, pricing, and best practices

  • Amazon Aurora cost, pricing, and best practices

  • Amazon DynamoDB cost, pricing, and best practices

  • Amazon ElastiCache cost, pricing, and best practices

  • Amazon Redshift cost, pricing, and best practices

Module 9: Cost Governance

  • Setting up AWS Organisations

  • AWS Systems Manager

  • Hands-On Lab: Cost optimisation: Reduce Compute Costs Using AWS Instance Scheduler

Module 10: Course Summary

  • Course review


Prerequisites

It is recommended that attendees have previously completed Architecting on AWS classroom training.


Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by DDLS is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.



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