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Level 200: Cost and Usage Analysis

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Introduction

This hands-on lab will guide you through the steps to setup a platform to analyze your cost and usage reports. The skills you learn will help you perform analysis on your cost and usage, in alignment with the AWS Well-Architected Framework.

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Goals

  • Setup an analysis platform for your cost and usage data
  • Perform basic analysis of your cost and usage

Prerequisites

Permissions required

  • Log in as the Cost Optimization team, created in AWS Account Setup and modified in - Cost_and_Usage_Governance
  • NOTE: There may be permission error messages during the lab, as the console may require additional privileges. These errors will not impact the lab, and we follow security best practices by implementing the minimum set of privileges required.


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Best Practice Checklist

  • [ ] Load your CUR files into Athena for analysis
  • [ ] Create a separate table to contain only a specific member accounts usage
  • [ ] Analyze your cost and usage by executing queries against your CUR files

License

Licensed under the Apache 2.0 and MITnoAttr License.

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