Skip to content

Level 100: Cost and Usage Governance


This hands-on lab will guide you through the steps to implement cost and usage governance. The skills you learn will help you control your cost and usage in alignment with your business requirements.



  • Create a Cost Optimization team to monitor usage and cost
  • Implement AWS Budgets to notify on usage and spend


Permissions required

Start the Lab!

Best Practice Checklist

  • [ ] Create an AWS budget to notify on forecasted account cost
  • [ ] Create an AWS budget to notify on actual cost of EC2
  • [ ] Create an AWS budget to notify on RI Coverage


Licensed under the Apache 2.0 and MITnoAttr License.

Copyright 2018, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"). You may not use this file except in compliance with the License. A copy of the License is located at

or in the "license" file accompanying this file. This file is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.